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levorotatory


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Levorotatory  \Le`vo*ro"ta*to*ry\  (-r[=o]"t[.a]*t[-o]*r[y^]),  a. 
  [Levo-  +  rotatory.]  (Chem.  &  Physics) 
  Turning  or  rotating  the  plane  of  polarization  towards  the 
  left  levogyrate,  as  levulose,  left-handed  quartz  crystals, 
  etc  [Written  also  {l[ae]vorotatory}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  levorotatory 
  adj  :  rotating  to  the  left  [syn:  {levorotary},  {left-handed}] 




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