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positive pole

[′päz·əd·iv ′pōl]
(astronomy)
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is the component which has positive poles of the complex variable j[omega] and can not be realized physically.
Confronting the materials' positive poles (friendly colors, lightness) with dark and complex social, historical, and political subject matter, the artist creates life-size tableaux in which figures derived from comics, horror movies, art, and history often converge in sinister ways.
Because of continuity, this means that there must be one ghost pole between any two consecutive positive poles and similarly between any two consecutive negative poles.
Since opposite charges attract, water's negative poles grab the positive poles of other molecules, like hydrogen in carbohydrates such as breads.

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