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linear polarization
noun
,
Optics.
1.
plane polarization
.
plane polarization
noun
,
Optics.
1.
polarization of light in which the vibrations are confined to a single plane, that of the wave front.
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Also called
linear polarization
.
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planepolarized
[
pleyn

poh
l
uh
rahyzd]
/ˈpleɪnˈpoʊ ləˌraɪzd/
(
Show IPA
),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for
linear polarization
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plane polarization
noun
1.
a type of polarization in which the electric vector of waves of light or other electromagnetic radiation is restricted to vibration in a single plane
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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