Becke test

noun \ˈbe-kə-\

Definition of Becke test

  1. :  a method of determining with a microscope the relative indices of refraction of a transparent particle (such as a plant or animal cell or a mineral) immersed in or in contact with a standard medium of known refractive index

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Origin and Etymology of becke test

after Friedrich Becke — more at beckelite

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to cast off or become cast off

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