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polariscope

Syllabification: po·lar·i·scope
Pronunciation: /pəˈlerəˌskōp
 
, pōˈlerəˌskōp
 
/

Definition of polariscope in English:

noun

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.

Origin

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

Derivatives

polariscopic

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

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