depolarize


de·po·lar·ize

transitive verb \(ˌ)dē-ˈpō-lə-ˌrīz\

Definition of DEPOLARIZE

1
:  to cause to become partially or wholly unpolarized
2
:  to prevent or remove polarization of (as a dry cell or cell membrane)
de·po·lar·i·za·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌpō-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
de·po·lar·iz·er \(ˌ)dē-ˈpō-lə-ˌrī-zər\ noun

First Known Use of DEPOLARIZE

1818

Rhymes with DEPOLARIZE

accessorize, acclimatize, actualize, aerobicize, aestheticize, Africanize, allegorize, alphabetize, analogize, anatomize, anesthetize, animalize, annualize, antagonize, anthologize, anticlockwise, apologize, apostatize, apostrophize, arabicize, aromatize, automatize, bureaucratize, cannibalize, capitalize, categorize, catheterize, catholicize, characterize, collectivize, commercialize, commoditize, communalize, computerize, conservatize, containerize, contrariwise, conveyorize, cosmeticize, counterclockwise, criminalize, cross-fertilize, cut down to size, decentralize, decolonize, de-emphasize, de-energize, defeminize, deformalize, deglamorize, dehumanize, deionize, demagnetize, demobilize, democratize, demoralize, denationalize, deodorize, depersonalize, depressurize, desensitize, destabilize, destigmatize, detribalize, devitalize, diabolize, digitalize, disenfranchise, disorganize, economize, emblematize, emotionalize, epitomize, epoxidize, eroticize, eternalize, evangelize, extemporize, externalize, familiarize, fanaticize, fictionalize, floor exercise, fool's paradise, formularize, free enterprise, gelatinize, generalize, geologize, Hispanicize, historicize, homogenize, hospitalize, hypothesize, idealize, illegalize, immobilize, immortalize, impersonalize, Indianize, indigenize, infantilize, initialize, internalize, italicize, legitimize, liberalize, literalize, lobotomize, lysogenize, macadamize, marginalize, metabolize, metastasize, militarize, mineralize, monopolize, mythologize, nationalize, naturalize, parenthesize, philosophize, poeticize, politicize, popularize, prioritize, proselytize, radicalize, reorganize, revitalize, ritualize, romanticize, secularize, self-fertilize, sensualize, sexualize, sovietize, subjectivize, suburbanize, subvocalize, systematize, temporalize, theologize, traditionalize, trivialize, ventriloquize, visualize

de·po·lar·ize

transitive verb    (Medical Dictionary)
de·po·lar·ized or British de·po·lar·isedde·po·lar·iz·ing or British de·po·lar·is·ing

Medical Definition of DEPOLARIZE

: to subject (as a plasma membrane) to depolarization
de·po·lar·iz·er or British de·po·lar·is·er \-ˌrī-zər\ noun

Variants of DEPOLARIZE

de·po·lar·ize or British de·po·lar·ise \(ˈ)dē-ˈpō-lə-ˌrīz\

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