[ ih-lip-som-i-ter, el-ip-, ee-lip- ]
/ ɪ lɪpˈsɒm ɪ tər, ˌɛl ɪp-, ˌi lɪp- /
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an instrument that measures the ellipticity of polarized light, used for determining the thickness of thin films.
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