brachypinacoid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek for "short" + English pinacoid.

Noun[edit]

brachypinacoid (plural brachypinacoids)

  1. (crystallography) A plane of an orthorhombic crystal which is parallel both to the vertical axis and to the shorter lateral (brachydiagonal) axis.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.