The act of polarizing; the state of being polarized, or of having polarity.
- The production or condition of polarity, as:
- A process or state in which rays of light exhibit different properties in different directions, especially the state in which all the vibration takes place in one plane.
- The partial or complete polar separation of positive and negative electric charge in a nuclear, atomic, molecular, or chemical system.
- A concentration, as of groups, forces, or interests, about two conflicting or contrasting positions.