Miller index

noun

Definition of Miller index

: any of a set of three numbers or letters used to indicate the position of a face or internal plane of a crystal and determined on the basis of the reciprocal of the intercept of the face or plane on the crystallographic axes

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History and Etymology for Miller index

after William Hallowes Miller †1880 English mineralogist

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“Miller index.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Miller%20index. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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