Definition of Polariscope

1. Noun. An optical device used to measure the rotation of the plane of vibration of polarized light.

Exact synonyms: Polarimeter
Generic synonyms: Optical Device



Definition of Polariscope

1. n. An instrument consisting essentially of a polarizer and an analyzer, used for polarizing light, and analyzing its properties.

Definition of Polariscope

1. Noun. a polarimeter ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polariscope

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Medical Definition of Polariscope

1. An instrument consisting essentially of a polarizer and an analyzer, used for polarizing light, and analyzing its properties. (28 Oct 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polariscope

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polariscope (current term)
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Literary usage of Polariscope

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1. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"The proper rule in setting up the polariscope is to place the light in such a ... When the light is thus focused the polariscope is least susceptible to ..."

2. Experimental Science: Elementary, Practical and Experimental Physics by George Milton Hopkins (1890)
"This form of polariscope is useful in the examination of crystals generally, ... 275 is shown a polariscope designed for the examination of large objects, ..."

3. Practical physiological chemistry by Philip Bovier Hawk (1918)
"A demonstration of the use of the polariscope, by the instructor, ... USE OF THE polariscope For a detailed description of the different forms of ..."

4. Manual of Chemistry: A Guide to Lectures and Laboratory Work for Beginners by William Simon (1916)
"In many instances the use of the polariscope affords the simplest and most positive evidence of the identity or purity and quantity of such active ..."

5. Elements of Physical Manipulation by Edward Charles Pickering (1884)
"polariscope. Apparatus. A stand is employed like a theodolite, or altitude and azimuth instrument, only the circles need be divided no finer than to degrees ..."

6. Practical physiological chemistry: A Book Designed for Use in Courses in by Philip Bovier Hawk (1916)
"The form of polariscope in Fig. 5, page 32, consists essentially of along barrel provided with a Nicol prism at either end (Fig. 6,). ..."

7. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"The proper rule in setting up the polariscope is to place the light in such a ... When the light is thus focused the polariscope is least susceptible to ..."

8. A Handbook for Cane-sugar Manufacturers and Their Chemists by Guilford Lawson Spencer (1917)
"Triple-field polariscope 148 24. Arrangement of Prisms in Triple-field polariscope (diagram) . ... Compensating Attachment for Laurent polariscope 151 27. ..."

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