brachydome definition

  • noun:
    • A dome parallel toward reduced lateral axis.
    • A dome parallel towards smaller lateral axis. See dome.
    • In crystallography, a name given to airplanes in the orthorhombic system that are parallel towards the shorter horizontal (or brachydiagonal) axis while intersecting one other two axes. See dome, 5.

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    • A dome parallel toward reduced lateral axis.
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