|—n , pl -ties|
|1.||the condition of having poles|
|2.||the condition of a body or system in which it has opposing physical properties at different points, esp magnetic poles or electric charge|
|3.||the particular state of a part of a body or system that has polarity: an electrode with positive polarity|
|4.||the state of having or expressing two directly opposite tendencies, opinions, etc|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
polarity po·lar·i·ty (pō-lār'ĭ-tē, pə-)
The property of having two opposite poles, such as those possessed by a magnet, or of having opposite properties or characteristics.
The direction or orientation of positivity relative to negativity.
|polarity (pō-lār'ĭ-tē) Pronunciation Key
The condition of having poles or being aligned with or directed toward poles, especially magnetic or electric poles.