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hemihedral

[ hem-i-hee-druhl ]
/ ˌhɛm ɪˈhi drəl /
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adjective

(of a crystal) having only half the planes or faces required by the maximum symmetry of the system to which it belongs.

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Origin of hemihedral

First recorded in 1830–40; hemi- + -hedral

OTHER WORDS FROM hemihedral

hem·i·he·dral·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for hemihedral

hemihedral
/ (ˌhɛmɪˈhiːdrəl) /

adjective

(of a crystal) exhibiting only half the number of planes necessary for complete symmetry
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