polarizer

[ poh-luh-rahy-zer ]
/ ˈpoʊ ləˌraɪ zər /

noun

a person or thing that polarizes.
Optics. a device, often a crystal or prism, that polarizes light.

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Origin of polarizer

First recorded in 1850–55; polarize + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for polarizer

polarizer

polariser

/ (ˈpəʊləˌraɪzə) /

noun

a person or a device that causes polarization
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