Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The bluish polarized light scattered in the Tyndall effect.

Etymologies

After John Tyndall, a 19th century United Kingdom physicist who first explained the effect and the resulting color. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.