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polarisation

n.

chiefly British English spelling of polarization. For spelling, see -ize.

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Examples from the Web for polarisation

Historical Examples of polarisation

  • But at no portion of the firmament was the polarisation complete.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

    John Tyndall

  • From time to time during the ascent I examined the polarisation of the sky.

  • Some, moreover, turned the plane of polarisation to the right, others to the left.

    Louis Pasteur

    Ren Vallery-Radot

  • Some important notes on the polarisation of the clouds were made.

  • By accidentally combining two rhombs in different positions, Huygens discovered the polarisation of light.

    A Logic Of Facts

    George Jacob Holyoake