hemidome

noun hemi·dome

Definition of hemidome

  1. 1 :  a pinacoid parallel to the orthoaxis and cutting the vertical axes and clinoaxes in a crystal

  2. 2 :  a dome that has only two like faces (as an orthodome of a monoclinic crystal)

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Origin and Etymology of hemidome

International Scientific Vocabulary 1hemi- + dome


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