Sectant

Related to Sectant: sextant, secant

Sec´tant


n.1.(Crystallog.) One of the portions of space bounded by the three coordinate planes. Specif. (Crystallog.), one of the parts of a crystal into which it is divided by the axial planes.
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Moreover, the religious persistency has been qualified as a sectant behaviour, institutionalized as a variant of the Romanian Orthodoxy.