from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A turning to the right. Used especially of the plane of polarization of light.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In optics, rotation (specifically of the plane of polarization of light) in a clockwise direction: opposed to *levorotation.
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- n. rotation to the right
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