polarizable

adjective
po·​lar·​iz·​able | \ ˌpō-lə-ˈrī-zə-bəl How to pronounce polarizable (audio) \

Definition of polarizable

: 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

First Known Use of polarizable

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Polarizable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polarizable. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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