hemicrystalline


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hemicrystalline

(ˌhɛmɪˈkrɪstəˌlaɪn)
adj
(Geological Science) a former name for hypocrystalline Compare holocrystalline
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Cubic boron nitride and hemicrystalline diamond films are also characterized by high hardness, but they are metastable and are oxidized rather easily.