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crystallography

[ kris-tl-og-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌkrɪs tlˈɒg rə fi /
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noun

the science dealing with crystallization and the forms and structure of crystals.

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Origin of crystallography

First recorded in 1795–1805; crystallo- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM crystallography

crys·tal·log·ra·pher, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for crystallography

crystallography
/ (ˌkrɪstəˈlɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the science concerned with the formation, properties, and structure of crystals

Derived forms of crystallography

crystallographer, nouncrystallographic (ˌkrɪstələʊˈɡræfɪk), adjectivecrystallographically, adverb
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