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polarizer

[poh-luh-rahy-zer] /ˈpoʊ ləˌraɪ zər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that polarizes.
2.
Optics. a device, often a crystal or prism, that polarizes light.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; polarize + -er1
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  • Remove the first-order red compensator and uncross the polarizer.
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polarizer

/ˈpəʊləˌraɪzə/
noun
1.
a person or a device that causes polarization
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