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hemitrope (comparative more hemitrope, superlative most hemitrope)

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


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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for hemitrope in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)