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- n. Any device that produces polarized light
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That which polarizes; especially, the part of a polariscope which receives and polarizes the light. It is usually a reflecting plate, or a plate of some crystal, as tourmaline, or a doubly refracting crystal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In optics, that part of a polariscope by which light is polarized: distinguished from analyzer. Also spelled polariser.
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