Definition of Pleochroic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or having pleochroism.

Partainyms: Pleochroism



Definition of Pleochroic

1. a. Having the property of pleochroism.

Definition of Pleochroic

1. Adjective. Having the property of pleochroism. ¹

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Definition of Pleochroic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Pleochroic

1. Synonym: pleochromatic. Origin: pleo-+ G. Chroa, colour (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleochroic

plenties
plentiful
plentifull
plentifuller
plentifully
plentifulness
plentifulnesses
plentily
plentitude
plentitudes
plenty
plenum
plenum chamber
plenums
pleo-
pleochroic (current term)
pleochroic halo
pleochroism
pleochroisms
pleochromatic
pleochromatism
pleocytosis
pleomastia
pleomorphic
pleomorphic adenoma
pleomorphic lipoma
pleomorphic oligodendroglioma
pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma
pleomorphic rhabdosarcoma
pleomorphism

Literary usage of Pleochroic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"pleochroic Halos.—In certain minerals, surrounding small inclusions of other minerals, there appear rounded spots or halos which are more strongly ..."

2. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"pleochroic Halos.—In certain minerals, surrounding small inclusions of other minerals, there appear rounded spots or halos which are more strongly ..."

3. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1914)
"pleochroic Halos.—In certain minerals, surrounding small inclusions of other minerals, there appear rounded spots or halos which are more strongly ..."

4. Essentials for the Microscopical Determination of Rock-forming Minerals and by Albert Johannsen (1922)
"pleochroic halos are occasionally seen in sections parallel to the с axis. Trillings and polysynthetic twins occur. Quartz is uniaxial and positive, ..."

5. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1893)
"If as we rotate the latter, no change of tint can be observed, there is no pleochroic mineral present, or at least none which shows pleochroism at the angle ..."

6. Tables for the Determination of the Rock-forming Minerals by John Walter Gregory, Grenville Arthur James Cole (1893)
"Not pleochroic. Prismatic cleav- a. Dark yellow, rose, or violet in colour. ... Strongly pleochroic. 1. Green flakes with very perfect basal cleavage . ..."

7. Petrology for Students: An Introduction to the Study of Rocks Under the by Alfred Harker (1908)
"Intensely pleochroic haloes surround certain inclusions. ... When it shows any colour, it is pleochroic, giving a rose tint for longitudinal and a very ..."

8. The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana, 1837-1868: Descriptive Mineralogy by James Dwight Dana, Edward Salisbury Dana (1920)
"... strongly pleochroic. Both have absorption a > b > t, but the former has я light brown with tinge of green, b greenish yellow with tinge of brown, ..."

9. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"pleochroic Halos.—In certain minerals, surrounding small inclusions of other minerals, there appear rounded spots or halos which are more strongly ..."

10. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"pleochroic Halos.—In certain minerals, surrounding small inclusions of other minerals, there appear rounded spots or halos which are more strongly ..."

11. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1914)
"pleochroic Halos.—In certain minerals, surrounding small inclusions of other minerals, there appear rounded spots or halos which are more strongly ..."

12. Essentials for the Microscopical Determination of Rock-forming Minerals and by Albert Johannsen (1922)
"pleochroic halos are occasionally seen in sections parallel to the с axis. Trillings and polysynthetic twins occur. Quartz is uniaxial and positive, ..."

13. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1893)
"If as we rotate the latter, no change of tint can be observed, there is no pleochroic mineral present, or at least none which shows pleochroism at the angle ..."

14. Tables for the Determination of the Rock-forming Minerals by John Walter Gregory, Grenville Arthur James Cole (1893)
"Not pleochroic. Prismatic cleav- a. Dark yellow, rose, or violet in colour. ... Strongly pleochroic. 1. Green flakes with very perfect basal cleavage . ..."

15. Petrology for Students: An Introduction to the Study of Rocks Under the by Alfred Harker (1908)
"Intensely pleochroic haloes surround certain inclusions. ... When it shows any colour, it is pleochroic, giving a rose tint for longitudinal and a very ..."

16. The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana, 1837-1868: Descriptive Mineralogy by James Dwight Dana, Edward Salisbury Dana (1920)
"... strongly pleochroic. Both have absorption a > b > t, but the former has я light brown with tinge of green, b greenish yellow with tinge of brown, ..."

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