Definition of Polarisation

1. Noun. The condition of having or giving polarity.

Exact synonyms: Polarization
Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Derivative terms: Polarise, Polarise, Polarize



2. Noun. The phenomenon in which waves of light or other radiation are restricted in direction of vibration.
Exact synonyms: Polarization
Generic synonyms: Optical Phenomenon
Derivative terms: Polarise, Polarize, Polarize

Definition of Polarisation

1. Noun. (British) (alternative spelling of polarization) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polarisation

polar zone
polarchies
polarchy
polaric
polarily
polarimeter
polarimeters
polarimetric
polarimetrically
polarimetries
polarimetry
polaris
polarisabilities
polarisability
polarisable
polarisation (current term)
polarisations
polariscope
polariscopes
polariscopic
polariscopy
polarise
polarised
polarised light
polariser
polarisers
polarises
polarising
polarising microscope
polaristic

Literary usage of Polarisation

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

1. Technical Digest edited by G. W. Day, D. L. Franzen, P. A. Williams (1999)
"In this work, we present computer simulations of concatenations of trunks of birefringent fibres and elements with polarisation dependent losses. ..."

2. The Theory of Light by Thomas Preston (1912)
"308 .0 polarisation OF LIGHT CHAP, x tourmaline plate or by reflection from another ... The amount of polarisation depends upon the angle of incidence, ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1879)
"From these observations we may obtain information with regard to the polarisation stress •which caused the motion. The observations of v were made when the ..."

4. A Treatise on Optics by David Brewster (1838)
"If we were to place Oo above Ee, so that the planes of polarisation A' B' ... We may turn round the planes of polarisation, AB, CD, till they coincide or ..."

5. A Text-book of Physics by William Watson (1911)
"A phenomenon which is intimately related with that of polarisation, and which has ... This EMF must of course be greater than the polarisation EMF for the ..."

6. The Electrical Review (1881)
"MA BARTOLI has recently investigated the laws of galvanic polarisation. On measuring the polarisation of the single electrodes in different solutions the ..."

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