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face-centered

[ feys-sen-terd ]
/ ˈfeɪsˌsɛn tərd /

adjective Crystallography.

(of a crystal structure) having lattice points on the faces of the unit cells.

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Nearby words

face validity, face value, face with, face-ache, face-bow, face-centered, face-centred, face-harden, face-lift, face-nail, face-off
Compare body-centered.

Origin of face-centered

First recorded in 1910–15
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