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

Definition of polariscope in English:


Another term for polarimeter.
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.


Pronunciation: /pəlarɪˈskɒpɪk/
Example sentences
  • Steam treatment of tissue sections in citrate buffer at pH 6.0 did not increase the polariscopic refractivity of the organism.


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

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