American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A counterclockwise rotation, especially of the plane of polarized light.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- The rotation of the plane of polarization of light toward the left.
- n. Rotation in an anticlockwise direction, especially such rotation of the plane of polarized light.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (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.
- n. rotation to the left
- From levo- + rotation (Wiktionary)
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These words either descend from a word or root referring to the left side or direction (e.g., “sinister”) or refer to the concept themselves. Many, but not all, have negative connotations.
on the left; counterclockwise
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