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- n. A kind of crystallite with a slender acicular form.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of crystallite having a (slender) acicular form.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In petrography, a name proposed by Vogelsang for linear groups of the most elementary products of devitrification, called by him globulites. See margarite.
Latin longus long + -lite. (Wiktionary)