polariscope

play
noun po·lar·i·scope \pō-ˈla-rə-ˌskōp\

Definition of polariscope

  1. 1 :  an instrument for studying the properties of or examining substances in polarized light

  2. 2 :  polarimeter 2

polariscopic

play \-ˌla-rə-ˈskä-pik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of polariscope

International Scientific Vocabulary, from polarization


Medical Dictionary

polariscope

play
noun po·lari·scope \pō-ˈlar-ə-ˌskōp\

Medical Definition of polariscope

  1. 1:  an instrument for studying the properties of or examining substances in polarized light

  2. 2:  polarimeter 2


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up polariscope? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to bring about or cause (something)

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Emoji Quiz

  • emoji-the-quiz
  • What phase of the moon is this: 🌖 ?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!