Levogyrate
Levogyrate Le`vo*gy"rate (-j[imac]"r[asl]t), a. [Levo- + gyrate.] (Chem., Physics, Biochem.) Turning or twisting the plane of polarization of light towards the left, as levulose, levotartaric acid, etc.; levorotatory. [Written also {l[ae]vogyrate}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • levogyrate — [lē΄vō jī′rəslē΄vō jī′rāt΄] adj. 〚 LEVO + GYRATE, adj.〛 LEVOROTATORY: also levogyrous [lē΄vō jī′rəs] * * * …   Universalium

  • levogyrate — [lē΄vō jī′rəslē΄vō jī′rāt΄] adj. [ LEVO + GYRATE, adj.] LEVOROTATORY: also levogyrous [lē΄vō jī′rəs] …   English World dictionary

  • levogyrate — adj. shifting the plane of polarization towards the left (Physics, Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • levogyrate — le·vo·gyrate …   English syllables

  • levogyrate — /livoʊˈdʒaɪrət/ (say leevoh juyruht) adjective US Optics, Crystallography, etc. → laevorotatory …   Australian English dictionary

  • levogyrate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • levogyrate, levogyrous — SYN: levorotatory. [levo + L. gyro, to turn in a circle] …   Medical dictionary

  • laevogyrate — Levogyrate Le vo*gy rate ( j[imac] r[asl]t), a. [Levo + gyrate.] (Chem., Physics, Biochem.) Turning or twisting the plane of polarization of light towards the left, as levulose, levotartaric acid, etc.; levorotatory. [Written also {l[ae]vogyrate} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plagihedral — Pla gi*he dral, a. [Gr. pla gios oblique + ? base, seat.] (Crystallog.) Having an oblique spiral arrangement of planes, as levogyrate and dextrogyrate crystals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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