hemitrope

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hemitrope (comparative more hemitrope, superlative most hemitrope)

  1. Half turned round; half inverted; (crystallography) having a twinned structure.

NounEdit

hemitrope (plural hemitropes)

  1. (crystallography) A twin crystal having a hemitropal structure.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 21:56