how to pronounce polarity


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polarity is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of polarity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… come back in a reversed polarity reduce …”

meanings of polarity


  1. A measure of the electrical potential at the ends of a circuit. ^Wp.
  2. Spatial differences in shape, structure, and function within a cell. ^Wp.
  3. Ellipsis of trilinear polarity.
  4. The separation, alignment or orientation of something into two opposed poles.
  5. An indicator of the positivity or negativity of a literal. ^Wp.
  6. The division of an embryo into an animal pole and a vegetal pole within a blastula. ^Wp.
  7. The concept of dualism between masculine and feminine. ^Wp.
  8. Any of the various ways in which power is distributed within the international system. ^Wp.
  9. Ellipsis of magnetic polarity.
  10. The direction of a wave's amplitude or its being in phase or antiphase.
  11. The grammatical category of the affirmative and the negative. ^Wp.
  12. The dipole-dipole intermolecular forces between the slightly positively-charged end of one molecule to the negative end of another or the same molecule. ^Wp.
  13. A duality that is an involution, i.e. has order two. ^Wp.
  14. Either of the two extremes of such attributes.

polarity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word polarity occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics polarity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that polarity can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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