tetartohedral


te·tar·to·he·dral

adjective \te-ˌtär-tə-ˈhē-drəl\

Definition of TETARTOHEDRAL

of a crystal
:  having one fourth the number of planes required by complete symmetry — compare hemihedral, holohedral

Origin of TETARTOHEDRAL

Greek tetartos fourth; akin to Greek tettares four — more at four
First Known Use: circa 1858

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: tetartohedrism
Previous Word in the Dictionary: tetartoconid
All Words Near: tetartohedral

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up tetartohedral? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More