polariscope definition

  • noun:
    • An instrument for ascertaining, calculating, or exhibiting the properties of polarized light or even for studying the interactions of polarized light with optically transparent media.
    • a polarimeter
    • An instrument consisting really of a polarizer and an analyzer, used for polarizing light, and examining its properties.
    • An optical instrument, various forms of that have been contrived, for exhibiting the polarization of light, or for examining substances in polarized light.
    • an optical product always assess the rotation associated with the plane of vibration of polarized light

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