tetragonal system


: a crystal system characterized by three axes at right angles of which only the two lateral axes are equal

Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tetragonal system was in 1879

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“Tetragonal system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetragonal%20system. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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