from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In crystallography, a plane in the orthorhombic system which is parallel to the vertical and shorter lateral (brachydiagonal) axes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Crytallog.) A plane of an orthorhombic crystal which is parallel both to the vertical axis and to the shorter lateral (brachydiagonal) axis.
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- noun crystallography A
planeof an orthorhombic crystalwhich is parallelboth to the vertical axisand to the shorter lateral( brachydiagonal) axis.
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Ancient Greek for "short" + English pinacoid.
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