Hemitropy
Hemitropy He*mit"ro*py, n. (Crystallog.) Twin composition in crystals. [1913 Webster]

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  • hemitropy — he·mit·ro·py …   English syllables

  • hemitropy — noun see hemitropism …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemitrope — hemitropic /hem i trop ik, troh pik/, adj. hemitropism, hemitropy /hi mi treuh pee/, n. /hem i trohp /, Crystall. n. 1. twin1 (def. 5). adj. 2. twin1 (def. 12). [1795 1805; < F; see HEMI , TROPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • -tropy — trəpē, pi noun combining form ( es) Etymology: French tropie, from Greek tropia turn, from tropos trope (II) + ia y 1. : condition of turning or curving in (such) a way or of exhibiting ( …   Useful english dictionary

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