tetragonal system

noun

Definition of tetragonal system

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

First Known Use of tetragonal system

1879, in the meaning defined above

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tetragonal tristetrahedron

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“Tetragonal system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetragonal%20system. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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