|1.||the tendency to use one hand more skilfully or in preference to the other|
|2.||dextrorotation See also laevorotation the property of some chemical substances of rotating the plane of polarized light in one direction rather than another|
|3.||See also helicity the relation between the vectors of spin and momentum of neutrinos and certain other elementary particles|
handedness hand·ed·ness (hān'dĭd-nĭs)
A preference for using one hand as opposed to the other.
The chirality of a molecule.
|handedness (hān'dĭd-nĭs) Pronunciation Key