polarimetric etymology

English word polarimetric comes from English -ic, English polarimetry

Detailed word origin of polarimetric

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-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
polarimetry English (eng) (chemistry) Analysis using a polarimeter. (physics) The measurement of the polarization of electromagnetic radiation.
polarimetric English (eng) (physics) Of or pertaining to polarimetry, or measured using a polarimeter.

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