Meaning of polariscope

po•lar•i•scope

Pronunciation: (pō-lar'u-skōp", pu-), [key]
— n. Optics.
  1. an instrument for measuring or exhibiting the polarization of light or for examining substances in polarized light, often to determine stress and strain in glass and other substances.
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