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Bravais lattice

[brav-ey, bruh-vey]
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noun
  1. Crystallography. lattice(def 4).

Origin of Bravais lattice

named after Auguste Bravais (died 1863), French physicist
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Bravais lattice

noun
  1. crystallog any of 14 possible space lattices found in crystals

Word Origin

named after Auguste Bravais, 19th-century French physicist
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