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hemihedral

[hem-i-hee-druh l] /ˌhɛm ɪˈhi drəl/
adjective
1.
(of a crystal) having only half the planes or faces required by the maximum symmetry of the system to which it belongs.
Origin of hemihedral
1830-1840
1830-40; hemi- + -hedral
Related forms
hemihedrally, adverb
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hemihedral

/ˌhɛmɪˈhiːdrəl/
adjective
1.
(of a crystal) exhibiting only half the number of planes necessary for complete symmetry
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