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

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“Face-centered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/face-centered. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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