orthorhombic









orthorhombic


adjective Crystallography.

  1. noting or pertaining to a system of crystallization characterized by three unequal axes intersecting at right angles; rhombic; trimetric.

adjective

  1. crystallog relating to the crystal system characterized by three mutually perpendicular unequal axesAlso: rhombic, trimetric

  1. Relating to a crystal having three axes of different lengths intersecting at right angles. The mineral topaz has orthorhombic crystals. See illustration at crystal.

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