orthorhombic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to a crystalline structure of three mutually perpendicular axes of different length.
    • having three unequal axes at right sides
    • Noting the machine of crystallization which has three unequal axes at correct sides to one another; trimetric. See crystallization.
  • others:
    • Rectangular and rhombic.
    • In crystallography, noting the machine of crystallography which can be described as three unequal axes intersecting at correct perspectives; owned by this technique: as, sulphur is orthorhombic. Also called trimetric. See crystallography.

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