hemihedrism

noun
hemi·​he·​drism
variants: or less commonly hemihedry \ -​ˈhēdrē \
plural hemihedrisms also hemihedries

Definition of hemihedrism

: the property of crystallizing hemihedrally

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History and Etymology for hemihedrism

hemi- entry 1 + -hedr on + -ism or -y

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“Hemihedrism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemihedrism. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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