depolarization (Amer.) n. act of removing polarity; loss of polarity (also depolarisation)

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  • Depolarization — De*po lar*i*za tion, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]polarisation.] The act of depriving of polarity, or the result of such action; reduction to an unpolarized condition. [1913 Webster] {Depolarization of light} (Opt.), a change in the plane of polarization of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Depolarization — Depolarization. См. Деполяризация. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • depolarization — 1815; see DE (Cf. de ) + POLARIZATION (Cf. polarization). Related: Depolarize; depolarized …   Etymology dictionary

  • Depolarization — For other uses, see Depolarization (disambiguation). Neuroscience portal In biology, depolarization is a change in a cell s membrane potential, making it more positive, or less negative. In neurons and some other cells, a large enough… …   Wikipedia

  • depolarization — 1. A relative reduction in magnitude of polarization; in nerve cells, d. may result from an increase in the permeability of the cell membrane to sodium ions. 2. The destruction, neutralization, or change in direction of …   Medical dictionary

  • depolarization — n. the sudden surge of charged particles across the membrane of a nerve cell or a muscle cell that accompanies a physicochemical change in the membrane and cancels out, or reverses, its resting potential to produce an action potential. The… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • depolarization — depoliarizacija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Elektrodo poliarizacijos sumažėjimas. atitikmenys: angl. depolarization rus. деполяризация …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • depolarization — depoliarizacija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. depolarization vok. Depolarisation, f rus. деполяризация, f pranc. dépolarisation, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • depolarization — depoliarizavimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. depolarization vok. Depolarisierung, f rus. деполяризирование, n pranc. dépolarisation, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • depolarization — noun see depolarize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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