Zirconoid


Zirconoid
Zirconoid ir"con*oid, n. [Zircon + oid.] (Crystallog.) A double eight-sided pyramid, a form common with tetragonal crystals; -- so called because this form often occurs in crystals of zircon. [1913 Webster]

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  • zirconoid — noun A double eight sided pyramid, a form common with tetragonal crystals; so called because this form often occurs in crystals of zircon …   Wiktionary

  • zirconoid — zir·con·oid …   English syllables

  • zirconoid — ˈzərkəˌnȯid noun ( s) Etymology: zircon + oid : a ditetragonal dipyramid …   Useful english dictionary


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