What is another word for polarimeter?

Pronunciation: [pˈə͡ʊlɑːɹˌa͡ɪmiːtə] (IPA)

A polarimeter is an instrument that measures the degree of polarization of light. There are many synonyms for this word depending on the context in which it is used. Some of these synonyms include polariscope, polarization analyzer, polarising microscope, polarizing filter, polarimeter tube or simply optically active quartz. These synonyms are often used interchangeably and may refer to different types of instruments that measure polarization. Another synonym that can be used to describe the principle behind the use of a polarimeter is optical rotation, which refers to the rotation of the plane of polarization of light as it passes through a substance. Regardless of the synonym used, polarimeters have a wide range of applications in various fields including chemistry, physics and biology.

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What are the hypernyms for Polarimeter?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    measuring device, scientific instrument, laboratory equipment, Light-based instruments, Optics apparatus, Photon measuring device, Photonics instrumentation, Polarizing apparatus, analytical tool.

What are the hyponyms for Polarimeter?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

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