Meaning of ANALYZER in English

ANALYZER

/an"l uy'zeuhr/ , n.

1. a person, machine, or device that analyzes.

2. Optics. a polarizing device, often a Nicol prism, that indicates the direction of vibration of light by selecting and transmitting only the component of linearly polarized light in that direction.

[ 1620-30; ANALYZE + -ER 1 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .