from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Uniaxial.
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- adjective Archaic form of
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Besides the _regular_ crystals which produce double refraction in no direction, and the _uniaxal_ crystals which produce it in all directions but one, Brewster discovered that in a large class of crystals there are _two_ directions in which double refraction does not take place.
Crystals, rings surrounding the axes of, uniaxal and biaxal, 145
Mitscherlich on the chemical origin of iron glance in volcanic masses, 234; chemical combinations, a means of throwing a clear light on geognosy, 256; on gypsum, as a uniaxal crystal, 259; experiments on the simultaneously opposite actions of heat on crystalline bodies, 259; formation of crystals of mica, 260; on artificial mineral products, 268, 271.
[footnote] * On gypsum as a uniaxal crystal, and on the sulphate of magnesia, and the oxyds of zinc and nickel, see Mitscherlich, in Poggend.,