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hemitrope

[hem-i-trohp]Crystallography
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noun
  1. twin1(def 5).
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adjective
  1. twin1(def 12).
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Origin of hemitrope

From French, dating back to 1795–1805; see origin at hemi-, -trope
Related formshem·i·trop·ic [hem-i-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌhɛm ɪˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/, adjectivehem·i·tro·pism, he·mit·ro·py [hi-mi-truh-pee] /hɪˈmɪ trə pi/, noun
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hemitrope

noun
  1. chem another name for twin (def. 3)
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Derived Formshemitropic (ˌhɛmɪˈtrɒpɪk), adjectivehemitropism or hemitropy (hiːˈmɪtrəpɪ), noun
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