circular polarization

noun

Medical Definition of circular polarization

: polarization in which the mutually perpendicular components of a transverse wave radiation have equal amplitudes but differ in phase by 90 degrees

Other Words from circular polarization

circularly polarized adjective

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“Circular polarization.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/circular%20polarization. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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