polarizability

noun
po·​lar·​iz·​abil·​i·​ty
variants: also British polarisability \ ˌpō-​lə-​ˌrī-​zə-​ˈbil-​ət-​ē How to pronounce polarizability (audio) \
plural polarizabilities

Medical Definition of polarizability

: the capacity (as of a molecule) of being polarized

Other Words from polarizability

polarizable also British polarisable \ -​ˈrī-​zə-​bəl How to pronounce polarizability (audio) \ adjective

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“Polarizability.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polarizability. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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