Definitions

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  • adj. Cleaving in more than one direction, parallel to the axis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Cleaving in more directions than one, parallel to the axis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In mineralogy, cleaving in more directions than one parallel to the axis, the faces being all similar.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek, "cut off all around". See peri- and tome. (Wiktionary)

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