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face-centered

[ feys-sen-terd ]
/ ˈfeɪsˌsɛn tərd /
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adjective Crystallography.
(of a crystal structure) having lattice points on the faces of the unit cells.
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Origin of face-centered

First recorded in 1910–15

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