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optical rotation

noun

Definition of OPTICAL ROTATION

:  the angle through which the plane of vibration of polarized light that traverses an optically active substance is rotated

First Known Use of OPTICAL ROTATION

1895
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optical rotation

noun

Medical Definition of OPTICAL ROTATION

:  the angle through which the plane of vibration of polarized light that traverses an optically active substance is rotated

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