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polarization

/ˌpəʊləraɪˈzeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the condition of having or giving polarity
2.
(physics) the process or phenomenon in which the waves of light or other electromagnetic radiation are restricted to certain directions of vibration, usually specified in terms of the electric field vector
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n.

chiefly British English spelling of polarization. For spelling, see -ize.

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