intercrystalline

adjective

in·​ter·​crys·​tal·​line ˌin-tər-ˈkri-stə-lən How to pronounce intercrystalline (audio)
 also  -ˌlīn,
-ˌlēn
: occurring or existing between the crystals or crystallites that make up a substance
intercrystalline corrosion
intercrystalline fractures

Word History

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intercrystalline was in 1901

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“Intercrystalline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intercrystalline. Accessed 10 Dec. 2022.

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