Trichite Trich"ite, n. [Gr. ?, ?, hair.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Min.) A kind of crystallite resembling a bunch of hairs, common in obsidian. See Illust. of {Crystallite}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A delicate, hairlike siliceous spicule, found in certain sponges. [1913 Webster]

{Trichite sheaf} (Zo["o]l.), one of the small sheaflike fascicles of slender set[ae] characteristic of certain sponges. See Illust. under {Spicule}. [1913 Webster]

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  • trichite — [ trikit ] n. f. • 1765; du gr. thrix, trikhos « cheveu » ♦ Minér. Fibre minérale monocristalline de résistance très élevée. Trichite d alumine. ● trichite nom féminin Fibre minérale monocristalline possédant des propriétés mécaniques… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Trichīte — Trichīte, mikroskopisch kleine, haarförmige, gewöhnlich dunkel gefärbte und undurchsichtige Kristallbildungen. Vgl. Kristalliten …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • trichite — [trik′īt] n. [< Gr thrix (gen. trichos), hair + ITE1] a hairlike crystallite occurring in volcanic rocks in irregular or radiating groups …   English World dictionary

  • trichite — siūlinis monokristalas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. crystal whisker; single crystal filament vok. Einkristallfaden, m rus. нитевидный монокристалл, m pranc. fil monocristallin, m; trichite, f; whisker, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • trichite — siūlinis kristalas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. crystal needle; crystal whisker; whisker vok. Fadenkristall, m; Haarkristall, m; Nadelkristall, m rus. интевидный кристалл, m; ус, m pranc. fil monocristallin, m; poil, m; trichite, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • trichite — n. [Gr. trix, hair] (PORIFERA) Hair like siliceous spicule …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • trichite — trichitic /tri kit ik/, adj. /trik uyt/, n. Petrog. any of various minute, hairlike mineral bodies occurring in certain vitreous igneous rocks, esp. obsidian. [1865 70; < Gk trich , s. of thríx hair + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • trichite — SYN: trichocyst. * * * tri·chite (triґkīt) [Gr. thrix hair] 1. trichocyst. 2. nematodesma. 3. a hollow, rodlike, subpellicular component of the skeleton of oligotrich ciliates …   Medical dictionary

  • Trichite — Trichịte   [zu griechisch thríx, trichós »Haar«], Singular Trichịt der, s und en, Kristallographie: Mikrolithe …   Universal-Lexikon

  • trichite — trich·ite …   English syllables

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