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negative crystal

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  • n. A uniaxial crystal, such as one of calcite, in which the extraordinary wave travels faster than the ordinary wave
  • n. A crystal that contains a cavity

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. A crystal which has the power of negative double refraction. See refraction.

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