rhombic

[rom-bik]
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adjective

having the form of a rhombus.
having a rhombus as base or cross section.
bounded by rhombuses, as a solid.
Crystallography. orthorhombic.

Nearby words

  1. rhoecus,
  2. rhoicissus,
  3. rhomb,
  4. rhombencephalic isthmus,
  5. rhombencephalon,
  6. rhombic aerial,
  7. rhombo-,
  8. rhombocele,
  9. rhombohedral,
  10. rhombohedron

Sometimes rhom·bi·cal.

Origin of rhombic

First recorded in 1660–70; rhomb + -ic

Related formssub·rhom·bic, adjectivesub·rhom·bi·cal, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for rhombic

rhombic

adjective

relating to or having the shape of a rhombus
crystallog another word for orthorhombic
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Medicine definitions for rhombic

rhombic

[rŏmbĭk]

adj.

Relating to the rhombencephalon.
Rhomboid.

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