Polariscopic Po*lar`i*scop"ic, a. (Opt.) Of or pertaining to the polariscope; obtained by the use of a polariscope; as, polariscopic observations. [1913 Webster]

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  • polariscopic — Relating to the polariscope or to polariscopy. * * * po·lari·scop·ic pō .lar ə skäp ik, pə adj of, relating to, or obtained by the use of a polariscope <polariscopic observations> po·lari·scop·i·cal·ly i k(ə )lē adv * * * po·lar·i·scop·ic… …   Medical dictionary

  • polariscopic — adjective see polariscope …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • polariscopic — pəʊ lærɪ skÉ‘pɪk / skÉ’p adj. of polarized light (Optics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polariscopic — po·lar·i·scop·ic …   English syllables

  • polariscopic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • polariscope — polariscopic /poh lar euh skop ik, peuh /, adj. polariscopically, adv. /poh lar euh skohp , peuh /, n. Optics. an instrument for measuring or exhibiting the polarization of light or for examining substances in polarized light, often to determine… …   Universalium

  • polariscope — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from polarization Date: 1829 1. an instrument for studying the properties of or examining substances in polarized light 2. polarimeter 2 • polariscopic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • James Lick telescope — Infobox Telescope bgcolour = name = James Lick Telescope caption = The James Lick Telescope, shown here in an 1889 drawing. organization = University of California location = Lick Observatory, San Jose, California, USA wavelength = optical built …   Wikipedia

  • polariscope — [pə larɪskəʊp] noun another term for polarimeter. Derivatives polariscopic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • polariscope — [pō lar′ə skōp΄] n. [ POLARI(ZE) + SCOPE] 1. an instrument for detecting or demonstrating the polarization of light, or for looking at things in polarized light 2. POLARIMETER (sense 2) polariscopic [pō lar′iskäp′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

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