polarization of an electromagnetic wave in which the vector representing the instantaneous intensity of the electric field describes an elliptical helix in the direction of propagation.
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- elliptic spring,
- elliptical amputation,
- elliptical galaxy,
- elliptical light,
- elliptical trainer,
Compare circular polarization.
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