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tet·ra·gon

 (tĕt′rə-gŏn′)
n.
A polygon with four sides and four angles; a quadrilateral.

[Late Latin tetragōnum, from Greek tetragōnon, square, from neuter of Greek tetragōnos, having four angles : tetra-, tetra- + -gōnos, angled; see -gon.]

te·trag′o·nal (tĕ-trăg′ə-nəl) adj.
te·trag′o·nal·ly adv.
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tetragonal

(tɛˈtræɡənəl)
adj
1. (Chemistry) crystallog Also: dimetric relating or belonging to the crystal system characterized by three mutually perpendicular axes of which only two are equal
2. (Mathematics) of, relating to, or shaped like a quadrilateral
teˈtragonally adv
teˈtragonalness n
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te·trag·o·nal

(tĕ-trăg′ə-nəl)
Relating to a crystal having three axes, two of which are of the same length and are at right angles to each other. The third axis is perpendicular to these. The mineral zircon has tetragonal crystals. See more at crystal.
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Adj.1.tetragonal - of or relating to or shaped like a quadrilateral
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Zeolites are micro porous crystalline solid structures made of aluminum, silicon and oxygen that form a tetragonal framework with cavities wherein cations such as water, sulfur and other small molecules may reside.
Summary: Zeolites are micro porous crystalline solid structures made of aluminum, silicon and oxygen that form a tetragonal framework with cavities wherein cations such as water, sulfur and other small molecules may reside.
In this case, two different lattice types can occur: body-centered cubic (BCC) and body-centered tetragonal (BCT).
These materials may be cubic, tetragonal or orthorhombic and can be used in ultrasonic transducers for medical and sonar applications, infrared sensors and non-volatile, random-access ferroelectric memory (FRAM) [1-9].
The foramen magnum was studied, and eight varying morphological shapes were identified and reported: egg-shape; heptagonal shape; hexagonal shape; irregular; oval shape; pentagonal shape; round shape; and tetragonal shape.
Suitable calcination temperature can improve the conversion of crystal types, which include tetragonal phase and monoclinic phase.
Zirconium oxide (Zr[O.sub.2]) can be found in 3 different phases including monoclinic, tetragonal and cubic.
Diverse crystal structures (monoclinic, cubic, tetragonal, or orthorhombic) of the high-k oxides exist depending on film preparation method, which indicates that the corresponding ALD deposition methods require precise control of precursors, temperature, phase, stoichiometry, and so on.
Zirconia exists in 3 crystallographic forms: a monoclinic phase (m), which is stable between room temperature and 1170[degrees]C, a tetragonal phase (t), which is stable between 1170[degrees]C and 2370[degrees]C, and a cubic phase (c), which is stable over 2370[degrees]C [2].
XRD data shows that synthesized powders are comprised of tetragonal CIS materials (JCPDS card number 040-1487).
Extensive vascular ectasia with numerous thrombosed capillaries was seen (Figure 3) along with numerous sickled and tetragonal erythrocytes (Figure 4).