laevorotation
Levorotation Le`vo*ro*ta"tion, n. [Written also {l[ae]vorotation}.] [Levo- + rotation.] (Physics & Chem.) Rotation in the direction of an outgoing right-handed screw; counter-clockwise rotation; -- applied chiefly to the turning of the plane of polarization of light. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • laevorotation — /ˌlivoʊroʊˈteɪʃən/ (say .leevohroh tayshuhn) noun Optics, Chemistry, etc. the rotation of the plane of polarisation to the left. Also, US, levorotation …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Dextrorotation and levorotation — (also spelled laevorotation)[1] refer, respectively, to the properties of rotating plane polarized light clockwise (for dextrorotation) or counterclockwise (for levorotation), seen by an observer whom the light is approaching. A compound with… …   Wikipedia

  • laevorotatory — [ˌli:vəʊ rəʊtət(ə)ri] (US levorotatory) adjective Chemistry (of a compound) having the property of rotating the plane of a polarized light ray to the left, i.e. anticlockwise facing the oncoming radiation. The opposite of dextrorotatory.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • levorotation — /ˌlivoʊroʊˈteɪʃən/ (say .leevohroh tayshuhn) noun US → laevorotation …   Australian English dictionary

  • Linksdrehung — kairinis sukimasis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. counterclockwise rotation; laevorotation; levorotation vok. Linksdrehung, f rus. левое вращение, n pranc. rotation à gauche, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • counterclockwise rotation — kairinis sukimasis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. counterclockwise rotation; laevorotation; levorotation vok. Linksdrehung, f rus. левое вращение, n pranc. rotation à gauche, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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