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optical rotation

noun

Definition of optical rotation

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



1895

First Known Use of optical rotation

1895


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optical rotation

noun

Medical Definition of optical rotation

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




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