polarize


po·lar·ize

verb
po·lar·ized also British po·lar·isedpo·lar·iz·ing also British po·lar·is·ing

Definition of POLARIZE

transitive verb
1
: to cause (as light waves) to vibrate in a definite pattern
2
: to give physical polarity to
intransitive verb
: to become polarized

Variants of POLARIZE

po·lar·ize also British po·lar·ise \ˈpō-lə-ˌrīz\

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