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Positive pole   /pˈɑzətɪv poʊl/   Listen
Positive pole

The terminal of a battery that is connected to the positive plate.
The pole of a magnet that points toward the north when the magnet is suspended freely.  Synonyms: north-seeking pole, positive magnetic pole.

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"Positive pole" Quotes from Famous Books

... consciousness. Then, as the tension is sharpened, what happens? Under the artificial conditions of weakened nerves, of blank surroundings, the self-background drops. The feeling of transition disappears with the absence of related terms; and the remaining, the positive pole of consciousness, is an undifferentiated Unity, with which the person must feel himself one. The feeling of personality is gone with that on which it rests, and its loss is joined with an overwhelming sense of union with ...
— The Psychology of Beauty • Ethel D. Puffer

... motion to and from, and Spirit—the centre of Life. This two-fold motion constitutes what is known as polarity—Evolution and Involution—negative and positive. At the negative pole life becomes involved, i.e., 'wrapped up' in form. At the positive pole life 'evolves' or becomes expressed in nature. In Subjective Concentration you return for fresh supplies to the inexhaustible storehouse of force—the Absolute Will. Jesus healed the sick, exhibited control over external nature by raising the dead, because his chaste soul could receive nothing ...
— The Doctrine and Practice of Yoga • A. P. Mukerji

Words linked to "Positive pole" :   pole, magnetic pole, north-seeking pole, terminal

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