Epipolism
Epipolism E*pip"o*lism, n. [Gr. ? a surface; 'epi` + pe`lein to be.] (Opt.) See {Fluorescence}. [R.] --Sir J. Herschel. [1913 Webster]

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  • epipolism — /e pipˈo li zm/ noun Fluorescence ORIGIN: Gr epipolē surface • • • epipolˈic adjective * * * epipolism Physics. (ɪˈpɪpəlɪz(ə)m) [f. epipolic + ism.] Epipolic dispersion; fluoresce …   Useful english dictionary

  • epipolism —   n. fluorescence.    ♦ epipolic, a.    ♦ epipolize, v.t …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Epipolic — Ep i*pol ic, a. (Opt.) Producing, or relating to, epipolism or fluorescence. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epipolic — epipolˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑epipolism …   Useful english dictionary

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