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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Crystallog.) A dome parallel to the shorter lateral axis. See dome.

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  • noun crystallography A dome parallel to the shorter lateral axis.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek for "short" + English dome.

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