hemidome

noun
hemi·​dome

Definition of hemidome

1 : a pinacoid parallel to the orthoaxis and cutting the vertical axes and clinoaxes in a crystal
2 : a dome that has only two like faces (as an orthodome of a monoclinic crystal)

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International Scientific Vocabulary hemi- entry 1 + dome

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“Hemidome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemidome. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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