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- n. Iodoquinine sulfate, a chemical compound whose crystals are dichroic and thus can be used for polarizing light.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The sulphate of iodoquinine, a substance crystallizing in thin plates remarkable for their effects in polarizing light.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A little-used name for a crystalline iodoquinine sulphate used in medicine.
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