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a. (context chemistry English) levorotatory


Levogyre can refer to:

  • In chemistry, a synonym of levorotation,
  • In astronomy, the Levogyre is the long since discredited structure of the Universe proposed by ancient Greek astronomer Eudoxus of Cnidus: A series of nested crystalline spheres which contains fixed stars and moving planets which rotate around an immovable Earth with each sphere connected a randomly distributed series by gimbal-like axes.
  • In art, The Levogyre is a 1974 painting by Paul Laffoley depicting a series of nested shells connected by gimbals.