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Meaning of "pleochroic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PLEOCHROIC

pleochroic  [ˌpliːəˈkrəʊɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PLEOCHROIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pleochroic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES PLEOCHROIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

pleochroic

Pleochroism

Pleochroism is an optical phenomenon in which a substance appears to be different colors when observed at different angles, especially with polarized light.

Definition of pleochroic in the English dictionary

The definition of pleochroic in the dictionary is of or relating to a property of certain crystals of absorbing light to an extent that depends on the orientation of the electric vector of the light with respect to the optic axes of the crystal.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PLEOCHROIC


amphichroic
ˌæmfɪˈkrəʊɪk
anechoic
ˌænɪˈkəʊɪk
antiheroic
ˌæntɪhɪˈrəʊɪk
benzoic
bɛnˈzəʊɪk
cryptozoic
ˌkrɪptəʊˈzəʊɪk
dichroic
daɪˈkrəʊɪk
gabbroic
ɡæˈbrəʊɪk
heroic
hɪˈrəʊɪk
melanochroic
ˌmɛlənəʊˈkrəʊɪk
Mesozoic
ˌmɛsəʊˈzəʊɪk
monochroic
ˌmɒnəʊˈkrəʊɪk
nonheroic
ˌnɒnhɪˈrəʊɪk
Palaeozoic
ˌpælɪəʊˈzəʊɪk
Phanerozoic
ˌfænərəˈzəʊɪk
polychroic
ˌpɒlɪˈkrəʊɪk
Proterozoic
ˌprəʊtərəʊˈzəʊɪk
stoic
ˈstəʊɪk
trichroic
traɪˈkrəʊɪk
unheroic
ˌʌnhɪˈrəʊɪk
xanthochroic
ˌzænθəʊˈkrəʊɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PLEOCHROIC

plentitude
plenty
plenum
plenum system
pleochroism
pleomorphic
pleomorphism
pleomorphous
pleomorphy
pleon
pleonal
pleonasm
pleonast
pleonaste
pleonastic
pleonastical
pleonastically
pleonectic
pleonexia
pleopod

WORDS THAT END LIKE PLEOCHROIC

allantoic
azoic
Caenozoic
Cainozoic
chorioallantoic
coprozoic
dyspnoic
echoic
ectozoic
epiploic
hydrazoic
mock-heroic
Paleozoic
paranoic
polyzoic
the Cenozoic
the Mesozoic
the Palaeozoic
the Phanerozoic
zoic

Synonyms and antonyms of pleochroic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pleochroic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PLEOCHROIC

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The translations of pleochroic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pleochroic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

多色
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pleocroica
570 millions of speakers

English

pleochroic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

pleochroic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متعدد التلاون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

плеохроирует
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pleochroic
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

pleochroic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pléochroîque
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pleochroic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

pleochroitischen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

多色性の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

다색성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pleochroic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

pleochroic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pleochroic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फुलांचा एक खेळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pleokroyik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pleochroic
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Pleochroic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

плеохроирует
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pleochroic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πλειοχρωϊκή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pleochroic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pleokroiskt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pleochroic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pleochroic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PLEOCHROIC»

The term «pleochroic» is normally little used and occupies the 138.357 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PLEOCHROIC» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «pleochroic» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «pleochroic» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pleochroic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PLEOCHROIC»

Discover the use of pleochroic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pleochroic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Physics of the Earth
61. Jedrzejowski, H. Sur le phenomena d'inversion dans le biotite soumise & 1' action des rayons o. Compt. rend., 186: 135-137 (1928). 62. Joly, J. Pleochroic halos. Phil. Mag., 13:381-383 (1907); 19:327-330 (1910); Nature, 76:589 (1907);  ...
‎1931
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Bulletin of the National Research Council
61. Jedrzejowski, H. Sur le phenomena d'inversion dans le biotite soumise a Taction des rayons o. Compt. rend., 186: 135-137 (1928). 62. Joly, J. Pleochroic halos. Phil. Mag., 13:381-383 (1907); 19:327-330 (1910); Nature, 76:589 (1907);  ...
‎1931
3
New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics
tallographic axis, to elongated dihedral or anhedral apatite crystals with their length parallel to that of the host crystal. Pleochroic apatite is widely distributed throughout the sediments, but never forms more than 6'3% of the non-opaque heavy ...
4
Fundamentals Of Optical, Spectroscopic And X-Ray Mineralogy
X<Y<Z The procedure for determination of pleochroic scheme is given in section 2.11. Estimation of absorption can be made by use of absorption spectroscopy. Green colours in ft and y directions are usual for some minerals (viz. amphiboles  ...
Sachinath Mitra, 1996
5
Lord Kelvin and the Age of the Earth
Pleochroic Halos, Phil. Mag., Ser. 6, 13: 381-83. , 1907c. Pleochroic Halos, Nature, 10 Oct., 76: 589. , 1908. Uranium and Geology, Smithsonian Report, pp. 355-384. , 1909. Radioactivity and Geology (London: Archibald Constable). , 1910.
Joe D. Burchfield, 1975
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A Handbook of Mineral Crystals, Rocks and Ores
Minerals that on rotation exhibit more than one shade of colour or different colours are called pleochroic and the phenomena pleochroism. The first thing to remember is that minerals that are colourless do not show pleochroism. Pleochroism is ...
Pramod O. Alexander, 2009
7
Color Atlas and Manual of Microscopy for Criminalists, ...
A mineral exhibiting this optical property is said to be pleochroic. This phenomenon is best observed under plane-polarized light. The dichroscope depicted in Figure 12.12 is used to determine whether a gemstone is pleochroic. The gemstone ...
Nicholas Petraco, Thomas Kubic, 2003
8
Disilicates and Ring Silicates
The mineral is distinctly pleochroic in pinkish colours, has a low birefringence and high dispersion. Manganese-rich pumpellyite (anal. 5). The Mn2 + Mn3+-rich pumpellyite associated with braunite ore of the 0chiai mine, Yamanashi Prefecture ...
William Alexander Deer, Robert Andrew Howie, J. Zussman, 1997
9
U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper
To the north and east toward Tertiary plutons, pale amphibole and finally pleochroic amphibole appear in groundmass. Clinopyroxene replaced by epidote and pale amphibole; farther north by pleochroic amphibole. Metamorphic assemblage ...
10
Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Where this material is pleochroic, the bombardment by 0: particles affects the way in which light is absorbed. The result is a darkened region around the radioactive source that is known as a pleochroic halo (Fig. 13.1(A)). With time, pleochroic ...
Anthony Philpotts, Jay Ague, 2009

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PLEOCHROIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pleochroic is used in the context of the following news items.
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This Gemstone Is Two Different Colors At Once
Iolite is what's known as pleochroic. It's a stone that changes color depending on the angle, and the light, in which it is viewed. Advertisement ... «io9, May 15»
2
[PHOTOS] Top 10 Rarest Gems Found on Earth
Found almost exclusively in Madagascar, this bluish-green mineral is pleochroic and can transmit blue, green, and white light. 6. Black Opal. «Mining Global, Mar 15»
3
INTERVIEW: Steve Bennett, TGGC
“On TV I can spend 30 minutes talking about Tanzanite and the benefits and how its pleochroic and a zoisite — it's harder to do that over the ... «Professional Jeweller, Jul 14»
4
The Jewellery Channel Presents Exquisite Alexite Gem Collection
Alexite is a simulated version of the gemstone alexandrite, which is also famous for being spectacularly pleochroic (changeable under light). «PR Web, Sep 13»
5
The lies of Evolution - exposed
Pleochroic halos produced in granite by concentrated specks of short half-life elements such as polonium suggest a period of rapid nuclear ... «News24, Jun 13»
6
How RCA Lost the LCD
Heilmeier thought Williams's liquid crystals offered an alternative, and in July 1964 he proposed replacing the solid crystals with a pleochroic ... «IEEE Spectrum, Oct 12»
7
10 Gemstones Much Rarer Than Diamond
... a gemstone that shifts colors when you rotate it in your hand is said to be pleochroic, and while alexandrite is strongly pleochroic, it can also ... «io9, Apr 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Pleochroic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pleochroic>. Jul 2020 ».
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