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synonyms for polarity

  • action
  • antagonism
  • antinomy
  • antithesis
  • aversion
  • brush
  • clash
  • combat
  • competition
  • con
  • conflict
  • contention
  • contest
  • contradiction
  • contradistinction
  • contrariety
  • contrariness
  • counteraction
  • counterattack
  • defense
  • defiance
  • disapproval
  • duel
  • encounter
  • engagement
  • fray
  • grapple
  • hostility
  • negativism
  • prevention
  • repugnance
  • repulsion
  • resistance
  • rivalry
  • skirmish
  • strife
  • struggle
  • unfriendliness
  • violation
  • war
  • warfare
  • civil disobedience
  • confronting
  • contraposition
  • obstructiveness
  • opposure
  • oppugnancy
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antonyms for polarity

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  • accord
  • affection
  • agreement
  • approval
  • calm
  • friendliness
  • friendship
  • harmony
  • kindness
  • liking
  • love
  • obedience
  • peace
  • retreat
  • submission
  • surrender
  • sympathy
  • yielding
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How to use polarity in a sentence

In this pattern, bands of rocks with normal polarity — the north-south orientation corresponding to that of Earth’s current magnetic field — alternated with bands of reversed polarity.
A WWII SUBMARINE-HUNTING DEVICE HELPED PROVE THE THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICSCAROLYN GRAMLINGJULY 2, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The maps revealed a curious zebra-stripe pattern of magnetic polarity on the seafloor, something never seen in continental rocks.
A WWII SUBMARINE-HUNTING DEVICE HELPED PROVE THE THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICSCAROLYN GRAMLINGJULY 2, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
In regard to polarity, I do not think it makes any real difference which pole is used in each place.
THE TREATMENT OF HAY FEVERGEORGE FREDERICK LAIDLAW
The body that does not attract iron, or possess polarity, is not magnetic.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
When the electric shock is very strong, it will give polarity to magnetic needles, and sometimes it reverses their poles.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
It is, perhaps, impossible to ascertain the epoch when the polarity of the magnet was first known in Europe.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
Somehow, the shock of impact had reversed the polarity of the leads to the pads, and they had become repulsion pads.
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What happens to the magnetic polarity of the armature when you turn it slowly by hand and check it with a compass?
ELECTRICITY FOR THE 4-H SCIENTISTERIC B. WILSON
The direction of the current in a helix (Fig. 232) or the polarity of its core may be determined by another right-hand rule.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
The field must be supplied with direct current for the polarity of each coil in the field must remain unchanged.
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WORDS RELATED TO POLARITY

  • antithesis
  • contradiction
  • contraposition
  • contrariety
  • contrariness
  • contrast
  • oppositeness
  • polarity
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