Etching figures - definition of Etching figures by The Free Dictionary
|(Min.) ||markings produced on the face of a crystal by the action of an appropriate solvent. They have usually a definite form, and are important as revealing the molecular structure.|
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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