from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A geometric arrangement of the points in space at which the atoms, molecules, or ions of a crystal occur. Also called space lattice.
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- n. A regular three-dimensional geometric arrangement of atoms, molecules or ions in a crystal
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- n. a 3-dimensional geometric arrangement of the atoms or molecules or ions composing a crystal
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