dichroism

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

di·chro·ism

noun \ˈdī-(ˌ)krō-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of DICHROISM

:  the property of some crystals and solutions of absorbing one of two plane-polarized components of transmitted light more strongly than the other; also :  the property of exhibiting different colors by reflected or transmitted light — compare circular dichroism

First Known Use of DICHROISM

1819

di·chro·ism

noun \ˈdī-(ˌ)krō-ˌiz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DICHROISM

: the property of some crystals and solutions of absorbing one of two plane-polarized components of transmitted light more strongly than the other; also : the property of exhibiting different colors by reflected or transmitted light—compare circular dichroism 1

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: dichroite
Previous Word in the Dictionary: dichroic fog
All Words Near: dichroism

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up dichroism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More