from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as pleochroic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pleochroic.

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  • adjective pleochroic; exhibiting pleochroism


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  • Such an effect is called pleochroism, and crystals which show variations in their colour when viewed from different angles, or by transmitted light, are called pleochroic, or pleochromatic -- from two Greek words signifying "to colour more."

    The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones


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