polarity has definitions from the field of physics
[ noun ] a relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies


"he viewed it as a balanced polarity between good and evil"

Used in print

(Brainard Cheney, "Christianity and the Tragic Vision-Ut...)

And he describes it as a balanced polarity between the notions of the free individual and what he called the fundamental_law .

I used his polarity to illustrate what I thought had happened to us in_that form of liberalism we call Progressivism .

It seemed to me that the liberals had scrapped the balanced polarity and reposed both liberty and the fundamental_law in the common_man .

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[ noun ] (physics) having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)




"he got the polarity of the battery reversed" "charges of opposite sign"

Used in print

(Bern Dibner, "Oerstad and the Discovery of Electro...)

Electrical literature contained numerous references to lightning that had magnetized iron and had altered the polarity of compass needles .