stauroscope

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek for "cross" + -scope.

NounEdit

stauroscope (plural stauroscopes)

  1. (crystallography) An optical instrument used in determining the position of the planes of light-vibration in sections of crystals.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 20:44