[kahr, kur] /kɑr, kɜr/
a transparent cell filled with a fluid, usually nitrobenzene, and containing two electrodes placed between two polarizing light filters, suitable for demonstrating the and often used as a high-speed camera shutter.
noun, Physics. 1. the double refraction of light in certain substances, produced by an electric field. noun 1. Also called electro-optical effect. the production of double refraction in certain transparent substances by the application of a strong electric field 2. Also called magneto-optical effect. a slight elliptical polarization of plane polarized light when reflected from […]
[ker-ee-uh] /ˈkɛr i ə/ noun 1. a yellow-flowered shrub, Kerria japonica, of the rose family, native to eastern Asia and widely cultivated as an ornamental.
[kur-vil] /ˈkɜr vɪl/ noun 1. a town in SW Texas.
[ker-ee] /ˈkɛr i/ noun, plural kerries. 1. one of an Irish breed of small, black dairy cattle. [ker-ee] /ˈkɛr i/ noun 1. a county in W Munster province, in the SW Republic of Ireland. 1815 sq. mi. (4700 sq. km). County seat: Tralee. 2. a male given name, form of . /ˈkɛrɪ/ noun 1. John […]