The first element of a polariscope that polarizes the light, as distinguished from the analyzer, the second polarizing element.

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po·lar·iz·er also Brit po·lar·is·er -.rīz-ər n the part of a polariscope receiving and polarizing the light compare ANALYZER

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po·lar·iz·er (poґlər-īz″ər) an appliance for polarizing light.

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