[muh-loos; French ma-lys] /məˈlus; French maˈlüs/
the law stating that the intensity of a beam of plane-polarized light after passing through a rotatable polarizer varies as the square of the cosine of the angle through which the polarizer is rotated from the position that gives maximum intensity.
noun 1. the Pentateuch, containing the Mosaic dispensations, or system of rules and ordinances, and forming the first of the three Jewish divisions of the Old Testament. noun 1. the body of laws contained in the first five books of the Old Testament; Pentateuch 2. (Judaism) a law or body of laws derived from the […]
noun, Physics. 1. any of three laws of classical mechanics, either the law that a body remains at rest or in motion with a constant velocity unless an external force acts on the body (first law of motion) the law that the sum of the forces acting on a body is equal to the product […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. the statement that where two elements can combine to form more than one compound, the ratio by weight of one element to a given weight of the second is usually a small whole number.
noun 1. . noun 1. another term for international law