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optical activity

noun

Definition of OPTICAL ACTIVITY

:  ability of a chemical substance to rotate the plane of vibration of polarized light to the right or left

First Known Use of OPTICAL ACTIVITY

1877
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optical activity

noun

Medical Definition of OPTICAL ACTIVITY

:  ability of a chemical substance to rotate the plane of vibration of polarized light to the right or left

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