spectropolarimeter etymology

English word spectropolarimeter comes from English spectro- (Optical spectra.), English polarimeter

Detailed word origin of spectropolarimeter

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
spectro- English (eng) Optical spectra.
polarimeter English (eng) An instrument used to measure the rotation of the plane of polarized light as it passes through a sample of an optically active compound.
spectropolarimeter English (eng) (optics) A device for measuring the optical properties of polarized light.

Words with the same origin as spectropolarimeter

Descendants of spectro-
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