polarize


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Synonyms for polarize

cause to vibrate in a definite pattern

cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions

become polarized in a conflict or contrasting situation

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He says the debates that polarize some in the church aren't big issues for him.
I had been a litigator for years with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and one reason I left is that I was frustrated with how litigation tended to polarize Civil Rights issues.
Previously, it was thought that the fish's skin -- which contains "multilayer" arrangements of reflective guanine crystals -- would fully polarize light when reflected.
CME structures polarize more light the greater their angle from the line of sight between Earth and the sun.
We will polarize lanthanum nuclear spins by using a dynamic nuclear polarization upon a paramagnetic electron spin resonance (ESR) in a single crystal of a lanthanum compound.
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