monocrystal

noun
mono·​crys·​tal | \ ˈmä-nə-ˌkri-stᵊl How to pronounce monocrystal (audio) \

Definition of monocrystal

: a single crystal

Other Words from monocrystal

monocrystal adjective
monocrystalline \ ˌmä-​nə-​ˈkri-​stə-​lən How to pronounce monocrystalline (audio) also  -​ˌlīn , -​ˌlēn \ adjective

First Known Use of monocrystal

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Monocrystal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monocrystal. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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