[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.
[mal-vey-shuh s] /mælˈveɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. belonging to the Malvaceae, the mallow family of plants. /mælˈveɪʃəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Malvaceae, a family of plants that includes mallow, cotton, okra, althaea, and abutilon
[mal-vuh-see-uh] /ˌmæl vəˈsi ə/ noun 1. a sweet grape from which malmsey wine is made. /ˌmælvəˈsɪə/ noun 1. another word for malmsey 2. the type of grape used to make malmsey
[mawl-vern, maw- for 1; mal-vern for 2] /ˈmɔl vərn, ˈmɔ- for 1; ˈmæl vərn for 2/ noun 1. an urban area in W England, SW of Birmingham: mineral springs; incorporated into Malvern Hills 1974. 2. a town in central Arkansas. /ˈmɔːlvən/ noun 1. a town and resort in W England, in S Worcestershire on the […]
[mal-vern] /ˈmæl vərn/ noun 1. a plateau in E Virginia, SE of Richmond: battle 1862.