Macrodiagonal
Macrodiagonal Mac`ro*di*ag"o*nal, n. [Macro- + diagonal.] (Crystallog.) The longer of two diagonals, as of a rhombic prism. See {Crystallization}. [1913 Webster]

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  • macrodiagonal — noun The longer of two diagonals, as of a rhombic prism. See crystallization …   Wiktionary

  • macrodiagonal — mac·ro·diagonal …   English syllables

  • macrodiagonal — |makrō+ noun Etymology: macr + diagonal : macro axis * * * macrodiagˈonal noun (crystallography) The longer lateral axis • • • Main Entry: ↑macro …   Useful english dictionary

  • macr- — combining form or macro Etymology: French & Latin, from Greek makr , makro long, from makros more at meager 1. : long macrobiotic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crystallization — Crys tal*li*za tion (kr[i^]s tal*l[i^]*z[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. cristallization.] 1. (Chem. & Min.) The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized; the formation of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dome — Dome, n. [F. d[^o]me, It. duomo, fr. L. domus a house, domus Dei or Domini, house of the Lord, house of God; akin to Gr. ? house, ? to build, and E. timber. See {Timber}.] 1. A building; a house; an edifice; used chiefly in poetry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macro- — Mac ro pref. [Gr. makro s, adj.] A combining form signifying long, large, great; as macrodiagonal, macrospore, macromolecule, macrocosm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macropinacoid — Mac ro*pin a*coid, n. [Macro + pinacoid.] (Crystallog.) One of the two planes of an orthorhombic crystal which are parallel to the vertical and longer lateral (macrodiagonal) axes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Dimetric system — Crystallization Crys tal*li*za tion (kr[i^]s tal*l[i^]*z[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. cristallization.] 1. (Chem. & Min.) The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized; the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Hexagonal system — Crystallization Crys tal*li*za tion (kr[i^]s tal*l[i^]*z[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. cristallization.] 1. (Chem. & Min.) The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized; the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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