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1. n. [Geophysics]

The nature of the positive and negative portions of the seismic wavelet, the positive and negative aspects of electrical equipment, or the north and south orientations of magnets and the Earth's magnetic field.

See: amplitudeattributegeomagnetic polarity reversalpeakpolarity standardwavelet

Diagram of a wavelet.
Diagram of a wavelet.