Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An optical instrument, invented by Von Kobell of Munich, for examining sections of crystals, and determining the position in them of the planes of light-vibration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Crystallog.) An optical instrument used in determining the position of the planes of light-vibration in sections of crystals.

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  • noun crystallography An optical instrument used in determining the position of the planes of light-vibration in sections of crystals.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek for "cross" + -scope.

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