chemical polarity

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chemical polarity

[′kem·i·kəl pə′lar·əd·ē]
(physical chemistry)
Tendency of a molecule, or compound, to be attracted or repelled by electrical charges because of an asymmetrical arrangement of atoms around the nucleus.
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Moreover, nanoSi[O.sub.2] has a high affinity for basalt fibers as they are similar in valence bond polarity. Thus, 0D nanoSi[O.sub.2] spheres are promising to mediate a tight combination of epoxy with basalt fibers, which can improve the performance of epoxy/basalt fiber composites [13].