epitaxy

[ ep-i-tak-see ]
/ ˈɛp ɪˌtæk si /

noun, plural ep·i·tax·ies. Crystallography.


Nearby words

  1. epit.,
  2. epitaph,
  3. epitasis,
  4. epitaxial transistor,
  5. epitaxis,
  6. epitendineum,
  7. epithalamion,
  8. epithalamium,
  9. epithalamus,
  10. epithalaxia

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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 Formsepitaxial (ˌɛpɪˈtæksɪəl), adjective

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