Polariscope



[poh-lar-uh-skohp, puh-] /poʊˈlær əˌskoʊp, pə-/

noun, Optics.
1.
an instrument for measuring or exhibiting the polarization of light or for examining substances in polarized light, often to determine stress and strain in glass and other substances.
/pəʊˈlærɪˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
an instrument for detecting polarized light or for observing objects under polarized light, esp for detecting strain in transparent materials See photoelasticity

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