Definition of Polarimetry

1. n. The art or process of measuring the polarization of light.



Definition of Polarimetry

1. Noun. (physics) The measurement of the polarization of electromagnetic radiation ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry) Analysis using a polarimeter ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polarimetry

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Medical Definition of Polarimetry

1. The art or process of measuring the polarization of light. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polarimetry

polar questions
polar ring
polar solvents
polar star
polar stratospheric cloud
polar zone
polarchies
polarchy
polaric
polarily
polarimeter
polarimeters
polarimetric
polarimetrically
polarimetries
polarimetry (current term)
polaris
polarisabilities
polarisability
polarisable
polarisation
polarisations
polariscope
polariscopes
polariscopic
polariscopy
polarise
polarised
polarised light
polariser

Literary usage of Polarimetry

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1. Scientific Papers by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1900)
"Notes on polarimetry in general. The problem of the polarimeter is how best to render evident the rotation through a small angle 0 of the plane of ..."

2. NBS Special Publication (1920)
"polarimetry. Developments in Polarimetric Work. General recognition by the sugar industry of the value of the Bureau of Standards' contributions in ..."

3. The Chemistry of Essential Oils and Artificial Perfumesby Ernest John Parry by Ernest John Parry (1908)
"The Analysis of Essential Oils: Specific Gravity—Optical Methods: (1) Refraction (2) polarimetry, Melting and Solidifying Points—Boiling Point and ..."

4. The Medical Student's Manual of Chemistry by Rudolph August Witthaus (1893)
"polarimetry.—A ray of light passing from one medium into another of different density, at an angle other than 90 to the plane of separation of the two media ..."

5. A Text-book of Medical Chemistry and Toxicology by James William Holland (1917)
"polarimetry Iceland spar and some other crystals possess the peculiar property of splitting a transmitted ray of light into two parts. ..."

6. First Annual Report of the Secretary, 1903 by Dept. of Commerce and Labor, United States (1903)
"... color, wave length, or the optical properties of materials; and polarimetry, which deals with measurements and methods dependent upon polarized light, ..."

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