polariscope[pō lar′ə skōp′]
polariscope definition by Webster's New World
- an instrument for detecting or demonstrating the polarization of light, or for looking at things in polarized light
- polarimeter (sense )
Origin: polari(ze) plush -scope
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- polariscopic adjective
polariscope definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An instrument for ascertaining, measuring, or exhibiting the properties of polarized light or for studying the interactions of polarized light with optically transparent media.