stauroscope

noun
stau·​ro·​scope | \ ˈstȯrəˌskōp \

Definition of stauroscope

: a modified polariscope used to find the position of planes of light vibration in sections of crystals

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Other Words from stauroscope

stauroscopic \ ¦⸗⸗¦skäpik \ adjective
stauroscopically \ -​pə̇k(ə)lē \ adverb

History and Etymology for stauroscope

International Scientific Vocabulary stauro- + -scope

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“Stauroscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stauroscope. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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