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epitaxy

[ ep-i-tak-see ]
/ ˈɛp ɪˌtæk si /
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noun, plural ep·i·tax·ies.Crystallography.

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British Dictionary definitions for epitaxy

epitaxy

epitaxis

/ (ˈɛpɪˌtæksɪ) /

noun

the growth of a thin layer on the surface of a crystal so that the layer has the same structure as the underlying crystal

Derived forms of epitaxy

epitaxial (ˌɛpɪˈtæksɪəl), adjective
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