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  • n. A dome parallel to the shorter lateral axis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A dome parallel to the shorter lateral axis. See dome.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In crystallography, a name given to planes in the orthorhombic system which are parallel to the shorter lateral (or brachydiagonal) axis while intersecting the other two axes. See dome, 5.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek for "short" + English dome.

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