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A counterclockwise rotation, especially of the plane of polarized light.
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rotation toward the left; counterclockwise rotation, a characteristic of the plane of polarization of light. — levorotatory, adj.See also: Left, Light
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|Noun||1.||levorotation - rotation to the left|
gyration, revolution, rotation - a single complete turn (axial or orbital); "the plane made three rotations before it crashed"; "the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year"
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