/ (ˈfrɛnkəl) /
physics a crystal defect in which a lattice ion has moved to an interstitial position leaving a vacant lattice site
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Word Origin for Frenkel defect
C20: named after I. I. Frenkel (1894–1952), Russian physicist
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