[poh-lar-uh-graf, -grahf, puh-] /poʊˈlær əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, pə-/
a brand name for an instrument that automatically registers the current in electrolysis at a dropping mercury electrode.
[poh-luh-rog-ruh-fee] /ˌpoʊ ləˈrɒg rə fi/ noun 1. Chemistry. the use of a to perform qualitative or quantitative analyses. /ˌpəʊləˈrɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. a technique for analysing and studying ions in solution by using an electrolytic cell with a very small cathode and obtaining a graph (polarogram) of the current against the potential to determine the concentration […]
[poh-luh-roid] /ˈpoʊ ləˌrɔɪd/ Trademark. 1. a brand of material for producing polarized light from unpolarized light by dichroism, consisting typically of a stretched sheet of colorless plastic treated with an iodine solution so as to have long, thin, parallel chains of polymeric molecules containing conductive iodine atoms. It is used widely in optical and lighting […]
noun, Linguistics. 1. the relation between a pair of antonyms that denote relatively higher and lower degrees of a quality with respect to an explicit or implicit norm rather than absolute values, as the relation between tall and short or light and dark, but not between true and false.
noun 1. a spacecraft orbit that passes over, or close to, the geographic poles of the earth or some other celestial body. noun 1. the orbit of a satellite that passes over the poles of a planet