polariscopic


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polariscopic

(pəʊˌlærɪˈskɒpɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) relating to a polariscope
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Gemological properties including external observation with 10x loupe, hardness, internal observation, specific gravity, polariscopic study, pleochroism, absorption spectrum, ultraviolet light, Chelsea colour filter and refractive index were also determined.
Basing himself on the polariscopic analysis of the light of the Sun, Arago concluded that the photosphere had to be gaseous; basing himself on spectral analysis, Mr.