Dodecahedral
Dodecahedral Do*dec`a*he"dral, a. Pertaining to, or like, a dodecahedion; consisting of twelve equal sides. [1913 Webster]

{Dodecahedral cleavage}. See under {Cleavage}. [1913 Webster]


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  • dodecahedral — do·deca·he·dral …   English syllables

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  • Dodecahedral cleavage — Dodecahedral Do*dec a*he dral, a. Pertaining to, or like, a dodecahedion; consisting of twelve equal sides. [1913 Webster] {Dodecahedral cleavage}. See under {Cleavage}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Dodecahedral cleavage — Cleavage Cleav age, n. 1. The act of cleaving or splitting. [1913 Webster] 2. (Crystallog.) The quality possessed by many crystallized substances of splitting readily in one or more definite directions, in which the cohesive attraction is a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dodecahedral cleavage — noun : cleavage in a mineral parallel to the faces of the rhombic dodecahedron …   Useful english dictionary

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