Bravais lattice

[ brav-ey, bruh-vey ]
/ ˈbræv eɪ, brəˈveɪ /

noun

Crystallography. lattice(def 4).

Origin of Bravais lattice

named after Auguste Bravais (died 1863), French physicist
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British Dictionary definitions for bravais lattice

Bravais lattice

/ (ˈbræveɪ, brəˈveɪ) /

noun

crystallog any of 14 possible space lattices found in crystals

Word Origin for Bravais lattice

named after Auguste Bravais, 19th-century French physicist
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