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- adj. Exhibiting optical activity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. terms used of certain isomeric substances which, while identical with each other in other respects, differ in this, viz., that they do or do not produce right-handed or left-handed circular polarization of light. See optical activity.
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