brewster

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

After David Brewster.

Noun[edit]

brewster (plural brewsters)

  1. (optics) A unit of stress optical coefficient which is equal to 10−12 m2/N or 10−12 Pa-1. Symbol: B.

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from brew +‎ -ster.

Noun[edit]

brewster (plural brewsters)

  1. A brewer of ale.