crystallography
noun Date: 1802 a science that deals with the forms and structures of crystals • crystallographer noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Crystallography — Crys tal*log ra*phy (kr[i^]s tal*l[o^]g r[.a]*f[y^]), n. [Gr. kry stallos crystal + graphy: cf. F. cristallographie. See {Crystal}.] 1. The doctrine or science of crystallization, teaching the system of forms among crystals, their structure, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crystallography — ► NOUN ▪ the branch of science concerned with the structure and properties of crystals. DERIVATIVES crystallographer noun crystallographic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • crystallography — [kris΄tə lä′grə fē] n. [ CRYSTALLO + GRAPHY] the science of the form, structure, properties, and classification of crystals crystallographic [kris΄tə lō graf′ik] adj. crystallographical …   English World dictionary

  • Crystallography — For the book of poetry, see Crystallography (book). A crystalline solid: atomic resolution image of strontium titanate. Brighter atoms are Sr and darker ones are Ti. Crystallography is the experimental science of the arrangement of atoms in… …   Wikipedia

  • crystallography — crystallographer, n. /kris tl og reuh fee/, n. the science dealing with crystallization and the forms and structure of crystals. [1795 1805; CRYSTALLO + GRAPHY] * * * Branch of science that deals with discerning the arrangement and bonding of… …   Universalium

  • crystallography — The study of the shape and atomic structure of crystals. * * * crys·tal·log·ra·phy .kris tə läg rə fē n, pl phies a science that deals with the forms and structures of crystals see X RAY CRYSTALLOGRAPHY crys·tal·log·ra·pher …   Medical dictionary

  • crystallography — kristalografija statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis kristalų susidarymą, sandarą, formą, savybes. atitikmenys: angl. crystallography vok. Kristallographie, f rus. кристаллография, f pranc.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • crystallography — kristalografija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis kristalų susidarymą, sandarą, formą, savybes. atitikmenys: angl. crystallography rus. кристаллография …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • crystallography — kristalografija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. crystallography vok. Kristallographie, f rus. кристаллография, f pranc. cristallographie, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • crystallography — noun a) The experimental science of determining the arrangement of atoms in solids. b) The study of crystals …   Wiktionary

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