Origin of polarizer
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I would deny flatly that I had anything to do with the Polarizer, in any case.By Proxy
Gordon Randall Garrett
But the cold, white glare was more intense than he had expected, and he had to shut them again and turn on the polarizer.The Marooner
Charles A. Stearns
Placing the plate in front of the polarizer, I turn one of the Nicols until the two halves of the plate show a common puce colour.
First, then, we have a prism which receives the light from the electric lamp, and which is called the polarizer.
Through this glass the beam from the polarizer now passes, being intercepted by the Nicol in front.
- a person or a device that causes polarization
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