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It has instruments that analyze the speed and polarity of incoming solar particles.

Each wire has a color-coded jack inside the outer layer for polarity identification.

I think there are a lot of interesting polarities in the experience of Haitians and Cubans in how they come to the United States.

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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.

The maps revealed a curious zebra-stripe pattern of magnetic polarity on the seafloor, something never seen in continental rocks.

Without the tension between good and evil—and without protagonists to embody that moral polarity—a lesser show would go slack.

Our patients were traumatized people with a wide range of disorders like bi-polarity and depression.

In 2000, Hirdt reasoned, Al Gore won the popular vote but lost in the Electoral College, reversing the polarity of the rule.

The polarity of opinion only gets more pronounced when the focus shifts to the meaning of the ending.

In regard to polarity, I do not think it makes any real difference which pole is used in each place.

The body that does not attract iron, or possess polarity, is not magnetic.

When the electric shock is very strong, it will give polarity to magnetic needles, and sometimes it reverses their poles.

It is, perhaps, impossible to ascertain the epoch when the polarity of the magnet was first known in Europe.

Somehow, the shock of impact had reversed the polarity of the leads to the pads, and they had become repulsion pads.


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to polarity, such as: action, antagonism, antinomy, antithesis, aversion, and brush.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.