Tetartohedrally
Tetartohedral Te*tar`to*he"dral, a. [Gr. ? fourth + ? base.] (Crystallog.) Having one fourth the number of planes which are requisite to complete symmetry. -- {Te*tar`to*he"dral*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • tetartohedrally — te·tar·to·he·dral·ly …   English syllables

  • tetartohedrally — adverb see tetartohedral …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetartohedral — tetartohedrally, adv. tetartohedrism, n. /ti tahr toh hee dreuhl/, adj. (of a crystal) having one fourth the planes or faces required by the maximum symmetry of the system to which it belongs. [1855 60; < Gk tétarto(s) one fourth + HEDRAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • tetartohedral — /təˌtatoʊˈhidrəl/ (say tuh.tahtoh heedruhl) adjective (of a crystal) having one fourth the planes or faces required by the maximum symmetry of the system to which it belongs. {tetarto (from Greek, combining form of tetartos fourth) + hedr(on) +… …   Australian English dictionary

  • tetartohedrism — ˈhēˌdrizəm noun ( s) Etymology: tetartohedral + ism : the quality of crystallizing tetartohedrally …   Useful english dictionary

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