specific rotation

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specific rotation (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, of a compound) [α]D, the angle of rotation of the plane of polarization of a ray of monochromatic light that passes through 10cm of the substance in solution at a concentration of 1 gram per millilitre

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Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 18:45