double refraction
noun Date: 1831 birefringence

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  • Double refraction — Refraction Re*frac tion (r?*fr?k sh?n), n. [F. r[ e]fraction.] 1. The act of refracting, or the state of being refracted. [1913 Webster] 2. The change in the direction of ray of light, heat, or the like, when it enters obliquely a medium of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Double refraction — Double Dou ble (d[u^]b l), a. [OE. doble, duble, double, OF. doble, duble, double, F. double, fr. L. duplus, fr. the root of duo two, and perh. that of plenus full; akin to Gr. diplo os double. See {Two}, and {Full}, and cf. {Diploma}, {Duple}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • double refraction — n. BIREFRINGENCE …   English World dictionary

  • Double réfraction — Biréfringence Le texte apparait en double après avoir traversé le cristal de calcite. C est la double réfraction, un phénomène caractéristique des milieux biréfringents La biréfringence est la propriété physique d un matériau dans lequel la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • double refraction — Optics. the separation of a ray of light into two unequally refracted, plane polarized rays of orthogonal polarizations, occurring in crystals in which the velocity of light rays is not the same in all directions. Also called birefringence. [1870 …   Universalium

  • double refraction — dvejopas lūžimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. birefringence; double refraction vok. Doppelbrechung, f rus. двойное преломление, n; двупреломление, n pranc. biréfringence, f; double réfraction, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • double réfraction — dvejopas lūžimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. birefringence; double refraction vok. Doppelbrechung, f rus. двойное преломление, n; двупреломление, n pranc. biréfringence, f; double réfraction, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • double refraction — dvejopas spindulių lūžimas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Anizotropinėje terpėje sklindančio šviesos spindulio skaidymasis į du spindulius. atitikmenys: angl. birefringence; double refraction vok.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • double refraction — dvejopas spindulių lūžimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Anizotropinėje terpėje sklindančio šviesos spindulio skaidymasis į du spindulius. atitikmenys: angl. birefringence; double refraction rus. двойное лучепреломление …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • double refraction — noun splitting a ray into two parallel rays polarized perpendicularly • Syn: ↑birefringence • Derivationally related forms: ↑birefringent (for: ↑birefringence) • Hypernyms: ↑refraction …   Useful english dictionary

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