ellipsometer

noun
el·​lip·​som·​e·​ter | \ ə̇ˌlipˈsämətə(r), eˌ-, ēˌ-, ˌe(ˌ)- \

Definition of ellipsometer

: a polarimeter designed especially for determining the ellipticity of polarized light

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History and Etymology for ellipsometer

ellipse + -o- + -meter

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“Ellipsometer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ellipsometer. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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