Definitions

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  • adj. Describing a condition, in condensed matter, in which four phases are in equilibrium

Etymologies

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tetra- +‎ critical

Examples

  • Encouraged by K. Alex Müller, who had pioneered the critical-phenomena effort in our Laboratory, I focused on the bicritical and tetracritical behavior and finally on the random-field problem.

    Heinrich Rohrer - Autobiography

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