having a rhombus as base or cross section.
Origin of rhombic
Related formssub·rhom·bic, adjectivesub·rhom·bi·cal, adjective
First recorded in 1660–70; rhomb
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Historical Examples of rhombic
It crystallises in the 4th (rhombic) system, and its lustre is vitreous.
The crystals are colourless tables, rhombic or hexagonal, according to the modifications produced principally in the acute angles.
At this part the shaft is greatly flattened and the cross section becomes oblong or rhombic.
The continuation of this curve, therefore, above 151 forms the stable fusion curve of rhombic sulphur (curve CD).
In the case of sulphur, the transition point of rhombic into monoclinic sulphur was found by Reicher to lie at 95.5.
British Dictionary definitions for rhombic
relating to or having the shape of a rhombus
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Relating to the rhombencephalon.
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