Tetartohedrism Te*tar`to*he"drism, n. (Crystallog.) The property of being tetartohedral. [1913 Webster]

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  • tetartohedrism — te·tar·to·he·drism …   English syllables

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

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