plane polarization

plane polarization
noun a process restricting the vibrations of electromagnetic radiation, especially light, to one direction.
plane-polarized adjective

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  • plane polarization — noun see polarization …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Plane of polarization — Plane Plane, n. [F. plane, L. plana. See {Plane}, v. & a.] 1. (Geom.) A surface, real or imaginary, in which, if any two points are taken, the straight line which joins them lies wholly in that surface; or a surface, any section of which by a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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