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  • The atmosphere in Phoenix became more polarized in the years following Stinky's victory.†   (source)
  • He was frightened by the violent turn the struggle had taken, polarizing everyone into two extremes and leaving the center to a flighty, indecisive group that was waiting to see who the winner might be so they could vote for him.†   (source)
  • You can track every polarizing issue in this country to religion.†   (source)
  • They're just trying to make us angry, to polarize us.†   (source)
  • They wore shiny, textured grayblue suits and wide ties and sported long sideburns and slightly too large brown-tinted polarizing glasses.†   (source)
  • Polarization.†   (source)
  • Somehow, out in space, the light of the sun had been polarized by two crossed fields so that no radiation could pass.†   (source)
  • I reject categorically such polarized thinking.†   (source)
  • They followed the missile's progress through polarized windows.†   (source)
  • This time, however, the whole gathering was polarized towards a centre of attraction.†   (source)
  • By this time the melanin pill I'd swallowed had worked and I was a young black woman-or man, it was hard to tell in my trendy red balloon jacket and polarized visor, strolling idly while taking pictures with my tourist imager.†   (source)
  • Her new office occupied the highest level of the Tau Ceti Center Transline Spire and standing there was like perching on the carpeted summit of the galaxy's tallest, thinnest peak; only the invisible dome of the slightly polarized containment field arched overhead and the edge of the carpet ended in a six-kilometer drop.†   (source)
  • The viewing pod was shielded with a class ten containment field, polarized, the nuke only a fifty-kiloton field tactical, but I'll never forget the blast, the shock wave rocking the eighty-ton pod like a leaf on its repellers, the physical shock of light so obscenely bright that it polarized our field to midnight and still brought tears to our eyes and clamored to get in.†   (source)
  • Some people call it polarization, and many of us, white and black, still remember the days of the early and mid-sixties when we were all working together, singing "We Shall Overcome" and thinking that success was just around the corner.†   (source)
  • THE FIRST EFFECT of the cosmogonic emanations is the framing of the world stage of space; the second is the production of life within the frame: life polarized for self-reproduction under the dual form of the male and female.†   (source)
  • At any moment the extremes of feeling might be anti-polarized at the dinner table.†   (source)
  • He read everything, went to the theatres, attended the courses of public lecturers, learned the polarization of light from Arago, grew enthusiastic over a lesson in which Geoffrey Sainte-Hilaire explained the double function of the external carotid artery, and the internal, the one which makes the face, and the one which makes the brain; he kept up with what was going on, followed science step by step, compared Saint-Simon with Fourier, deciphered hieroglyphics, broke the pebble which…†   (source)
  • It gave out no light, properly so called, but a dull and sullen glow without reflection, as if all its rays were polarized.†   (source)
  • …revolution; he was incomplete, however, so far as the absolute can be so; he had too much of Saint-Just about him, and not enough of Anacharsis Cloots; still, his mind, in the society of the Friends of the A B C, had ended by undergoing a certain polarization from Combeferre's ideas; for some time past, he had been gradually emerging from the narrow form of dogma, and had allowed himself to incline to the broadening influence of progress, and he had come to accept, as a definitive and…†   (source)
  • For many-headed is this surrounding Hydra; one head cut off, two more appear—unless the right caustic is applied to the mutilated * Or, as James Joyce has phrased it: "equals of opposites, evolved by a one-same power of nature or of spirit, as the sole condition and means of irs himundher manifestation and polarised for reunion by the symphysis of their antipathies" (Joyce, Finnegans Wake, p. 92.†   (source)
    unconventional spelling: This is the British spelling. Americans spell it polarized.
  • And while upon this matter of detail, it is remarkable that the long leverages of their machines are in most cases actuated by a sort of sham musculature of the disks in an elastic sheath; these disks become polarised and drawn closely and powerfully together when traversed by a current of electricity.†   (source)
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