from The Century Dictionary.
- In crystallography, having faces obliquely arranged, as in certain hemihedral forms which are enantio-morphous to their complementary forms—that is, related to them as a right glove is to the left: this is true of the trapezohedral planes on a quartz crystal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Crystallog.) Having an oblique spiral arrangement of planes, as levogyrate and dextrogyrate crystals.
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- adjective crystallography Having an
oblique spiral arrangementof planes, as in levogyrateand dextrogyrate crystals.
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Ancient Greek oblique + base, seat.
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