# Bravais lattice

## EnglishEdit

### EtymologyEdit

Studied by Auguste Bravais.

### NounEdit

**Bravais lattice** (*plural* **Bravais lattices**)

- (geometry, crystallography) An infinite array of discrete points generated by a set of discrete translation operations , where
*n*are any integers and_{i}**a**_{i}are known as the primitive vectors which lie in different directions and span the lattice.