crystallography

noun crys·tal·log·ra·phy \ ˌkri-stə-ˈlä-grə-fē \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of crystallography

: a science that deals with the forms and structures of crystals

crystallographer

play \ˌkri-stə-ˈlä-grə-fər\ noun

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First Known Use of crystallography

1784


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crystallography

noun crys·tal·log·ra·phy \ ˌkris-tə-ˈläg-rə-fē \

medical Definition of crystallography

plural crystallographies
: a science that deals with the forms and structures of crystals — see x-ray crystallography

crystallographer

play \-fər\ noun

crystallographic

play \-lə-ˈgraf-ik\ adjective

crystallographically

play \-ik(ə-)lē\ adverb

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