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crystallography

[kris-tl-og-ruh-fee]
noun
  1. 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
Related formscrys·tal·log·ra·pher, noun
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Examples from the Web for crystallography

Historical Examples

  • Needless to say crystallography is not confronted with problems of such a nature.

    The Organism as a Whole

    Jacques Loeb

  • Crystallography, however, did not absorb all Hay's attention.

  • There has been nothing peculiar, however, in the growth of crystallography.

  • He introduced a new classification of minerals, based on crystallography.

  • The animal was classified very nearly after the manner adopted in crystallography.


British Dictionary definitions for crystallography

crystallography

noun
  1. the science concerned with the formation, properties, and structure of crystals
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Derived Formscrystallographer, nouncrystallographic (ˌkrɪstələʊˈɡræfɪk), adjectivecrystallographically, adverb
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