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crystal lattice

lattice (def 4).
Origin of crystal lattice
First recorded in 1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Now in crystallography there are only thirty-two possible classes of crystal lattice construction.

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
  • We have no real control over the arrangement of atoms in a crystal lattice.

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
British Dictionary definitions for crystal lattice

crystal lattice

the regular array of points about which the atoms, ions, or molecules composing a crystal are centred
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