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Noun: polarization  ,pow-lu-ru'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,pow-lu-rI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The phenomenon in which waves of light or other radiation are restricted in direction of vibration
    - polarisation [Brit]
  2. The condition of having or giving polarity
    - polarisation [Brit]

Derived forms: polarizations

Type of: condition, optical phenomenon, status

Encyclopedia: Polarization