brachypinacoid definition

  • noun:
    • an airplane of an orthorhombic crystal which can be parallel both towards vertical axis and the shorter horizontal (brachydiagonal) axis.
    • A plane of an orthorhombic crystal which will be parallel both on vertical axis also to the shorter lateral (brachydiagonal) axis.
    • In crystallography, an airplane inside orthorhombic system which is parallel toward straight and smaller horizontal (brachydiagonal) axes.
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