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crys·tal·log·ra·phy

 (krĭs′tə-lŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The science of crystal structure and phenomena.

crys′tal·log′ra·pher n.
crys′tal·lo·graph′ic (-lə-grăf′ĭk), crys′tal·lo·graph′i·cal adj.
crys′tal·lo·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

crystallography

(ˌkrɪstəˈlɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Chemistry) the science concerned with the formation, properties, and structure of crystals
ˌcrystalˈlographer n
crystallographic adj
ˌcrystalloˈgraphically adv

crys•tal•log•ra•phy

(ˌkrɪs tlˈɒg rə fi)

n.
the study of crystallization and the forms and structure of crystals.
[1795–1805]
crys`tal•log′ra•pher, n.
crys`tal•lo•graph′ic (-əˈgræf ɪk) crys`tal•lo•graph′i•cal, adj.
crys`tal•lo•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.

crystallography

the science that studies crystallization and the forms and structures of crystals. — crystallographer, n.crystallographic, crystallographical, adj.
See also: Physics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crystallography - the branch of science that studies the formation and structure of crystals
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
monoclinic - having three unequal crystal axes with one oblique intersection; "monoclinic system"
anorthic, triclinic - having three unequal crystal axes intersecting at oblique angles; "triclinic system"
Translations

crystallography

[ˌkrɪstəˈlɒgrəfɪ] Ncristalografía f

crystallography

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