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levogyrate

levogyrate


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Levogyrate  \Le`vo*gy"rate\  (-j[imac]"r[asl]t),  a.  [Levo-  + 
  gyrate.]  (Chem.  &  Physics) 
  Turning  or  twisting  the  plane  of  polarization  towards  the 
  left  as  levulose,  levotartaric  acid,  etc  [Written  also 
  {l[ae]vogyrate}.]