Pinacoid
Pinacoid Pin"a*coid, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a tablet + -oid.] (Crystallog.) A plane parallel to two of the crystalline axes. [1913 Webster]

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  • pinacoid — pinacoidal, adj. /pin euh koyd /, n. Crystall. a form whose faces are parallel to two of the axes. [1875 80; < Gk pinak (s. of pínax) slab, board + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • pinacoid — noun The face of a crystal parallel to two of the axes …   Wiktionary

  • pinacoid — pin·a·coid …   English syllables

  • pinacoid — /ˈpɪnəkɔɪd/ (say pinuhkoyd) noun Crystallography a form whose faces are parallel to two of the axes. {Greek pinax slab + oid} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pinacoid — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • clinopinacoid — |klīnə+ noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary clin + pinacoid : a pinacoid whose planes are parallel to the inclined and vertical axes in a monoclinic crystal * * * clīnōpinˈacoid or clinopinˈakoid noun A form consisting of two …   Useful english dictionary

  • orthopinacoid — |ȯ(r)thə+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary orth + pinacoid : a pinacoid whose planes are parallel to the ortho and vertical axes in a monoclinic crystal …   Useful english dictionary

  • pinakoid — variant of pinacoid * * * pinakoid, al variants of pinacoid, al …   Useful english dictionary

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