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optical rotation

n
(Chemistry) the angle through which plane-polarized light is rotated in its passage through a substance exhibiting optical activity

op′tical rota′tion


n.
the angle at which the plane of polarized light is rotated when passed through an optically active substance.
[1890]
Translations
pouvoir rotatoire
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