from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Pleochroic.
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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."