polarimeter

noun po·lar·im·e·ter \ ˌpō-lə-ˈri-mə-tər \

Definition of polarimeter

1 : an instrument for determining the amount of polarization of light or the proportion of polarized light in a partially polarized ray
2 : a polariscope for measuring the amount of rotation of the plane of polarization especially by liquids

polarimetric

play \pō-ˌler-ə-ˈme-trik, pō-ˌla-rə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

polarimetry

play \ˌpō-lə-ˈri-mə-trē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of polarimeter

International Scientific Vocabulary, from polarization


Medical Dictionary

polarimeter

noun po·lar·im·e·ter \ ˌpō-lə-ˈrim-ət-ər \

medical Definition of polarimeter

1 : an instrument for determining the amount of polarization of light or the proportion of polarized light in a partially polarized ray
2 : a polariscope for measuring the amount of rotation of the plane of polarization especially by liquids

polarimetric

play \pō-ˌlar-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

polarimetry

play \ˌpō-lə-ˈrim-ə-trē\ noun plural polarimetries

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