face-centered

adjective
face-cen·​tered | \ ˈfās-ˌsen-tərd How to pronounce face-centered (audio) \

Definition of face-centered

: relating to or being a crystal space lattice in which each cubic unit cell has an atom at the center and at the corners of each face — compare body-centered

First Known Use of face-centered

1913, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about face-centered

Statistics for face-centered

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for face-centered

The first known use of face-centered was in 1913

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on face-centered

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with face-centered

Comments on face-centered

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

WORD OF THE DAY

one that collects or salvages junk

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time traveler quiz which word came first
  • Which came first?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!