Brachydiagonal
Brachydiagonal Brach`y*di*ag"o*nal, a. [Gr. brachy`s short + E. diagonal.] Pertaining to the shorter diagonal, as of a rhombic prism. [1913 Webster]

{Brachydiagonal axis}, the shorter lateral axis of an orthorhombic crystal. [1913 Webster]


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  • Brachydiagonal — Brach y*di*ag o*nal, n. The shorter of the diagonals in a rhombic prism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brachydiagonal — brachy·diagonal …   English syllables

  • brachydiagonal — I. |brakē+ adjective Etymology: brachy + diagonal : of or relating to the brachyaxis II. noun ( s) : brachyaxis * * * brachydiagˈonal noun (crystallography) The shorter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brachydiagonal axis — Brachydiagonal Brach y*di*ag o*nal, a. [Gr. brachy s short + E. diagonal.] Pertaining to the shorter diagonal, as of a rhombic prism. [1913 Webster] {Brachydiagonal axis}, the shorter lateral axis of an orthorhombic crystal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brachypinacoid — Brach y*pin a*coid, n. [Gr. brachy s short + E. pinacoid.] (Crytallog.) A plane of an orthorhombic crystal which is parallel both to the vertical axis and to the shorter lateral (brachydiagonal) axis. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • The Dimetric system — Crystallization Crys tal*li*za tion (kr[i^]s tal*l[i^]*z[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. cristallization.] 1. (Chem. & Min.) The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized; the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Hexagonal system — Crystallization Crys tal*li*za tion (kr[i^]s tal*l[i^]*z[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. cristallization.] 1. (Chem. & Min.) The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized; the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Isometric system — Crystallization Crys tal*li*za tion (kr[i^]s tal*l[i^]*z[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. cristallization.] 1. (Chem. & Min.) The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized; the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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