Definition of polariscope in English:

polariscope

Line breaks: po¦lari|scope
Pronunciation: /pəˈlarɪskəʊp
 
/

noun

  • another term for polarimeter.
    More example sentences
    • A simple polariscope may be made and the suspect glass object placed between the two sheets of polaroid, the second sheet having been rotated 90-degrees.

Derivatives

polariscopic

Pronunciation: /-ˈskɒpɪk/
adjective
More example sentences
  • Steam treatment of tissue sections in citrate buffer at pH 6.0 did not increase the polariscopic refractivity of the organism.

Origin

early 19th century: from medieval Latin polaris 'polar' + -scope.

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