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Meaning of LEVOROTATORY

Pronunciation:  `leevu'rowtu`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  rotating to the left
 

LEVOROTATORY is a 12 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: anticlockwise, contraclockwise, counterclockwise, left-handed, levorotary
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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}.]

 

 

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