polarize

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polarize verb
also British polarise /ˈpoʊləˌraɪz/
polarizes; polarized; polarizing
polarize
verb
also British polarise /ˈpoʊləˌraɪz/
polarizes; polarized; polarizing
Learner's definition of POLARIZE
: to cause (people, opinions, etc.) to separate into opposing groups
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] physics : to cause (something, such as light waves) to vibrate in a particular pattern
[+ object] physics : to cause (something) to have positive and negative charges : to give polarity to (something)

— polarization

also British polarisation /ˌpoʊlərəˈzeɪʃən/ Brit /ˌpəʊləˌraɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [noncount]
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