[non-poh-ler] /nɒnˈpoʊ lər/
adjective, Physical Chemistry.
containing no permanently dipolar molecules; lacking a dipole.
also nonpolar, 1892, from non- + polar.
[poh-luh-rahyzd] /ˈpoʊ ləˌraɪzd/ adjective 1. of or relating to a medium that exhibits polarization. 2. (of an electric plug or outlet) designed so that the plug and outlet fit together in only one way.
[poh-luh-rahyz] /ˈpoʊ ləˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), polarized, polarizing. 1. to cause in. 2. to divide into sharply opposing factions, political groups, etc.: The controversy has polarized voters into proabortion and antiabortion groups. 3. to give to. verb (used without object), polarized, polarizing. 4. to become polarized. /ˈpəʊləˌraɪz/ verb 1. to acquire or cause to […]
[puh-lem-ik, poh-] /pəˈlɛm ɪk, poʊ-/ noun 1. a controversial argument, as one against some opinion, doctrine, etc. 2. a person who argues in opposition to another; controversialist. adjective 3. Also, polemical. of or relating to a polemic; controversial. /pəˈlɛmɪk/ adjective 1. of or involving dispute or controversy noun 2. an argument or controversy, esp over […]
[puh-lit-i-kuh l] /pəˈlɪt ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or concerned with : political writers. 2. of, relating to, or connected with a political party: a political campaign. 3. exercising or seeking power in the governmental or public affairs of a state, municipality, etc.: a political machine; a political boss. 4. of, relating to, […]