po·​lar·​iz·​able ˌpō-lə-ˈrī-zə-bəl How to pronounce polarizable (audio)
: capable of being polarized
polarizable crystals
… many observers characterized Lebanon as an artificial state, vulnerable to external exploitation due to its easily polarizable population.Bouchra Bouyoub

Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of polarizable was in 1836

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“Polarizable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polarizable. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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