Definition of optical rotation in English:

optical rotation

Syllabification: op·ti·cal ro·ta·tion

noun

Chemistry
The rotation of the plane of polarization of plane-polarized light by an optically active substance.
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  • The effect of conformation on the optical rotation was confirmed by a study of the temperature dependence of the rotation.

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