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levorotation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Levorotation  \Le`vo*ro*ta"tion\,  n.  [Written  also 
  {l[ae]vorotation}.]  [Levo-  +  rotation.]  (Physics  &  Chem.) 
  Rotation  in  the  direction  of  an  outgoing  right-handed  screw; 
  counter-clockwise  rotation;  --  applied  chiefly  to  the  turning 
  of  the  plane  of  polarization  of  light. 




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