plagihedral definition

  • adjective:
    • Having an oblique spiral arrangement of airplanes, such as levogyrate and dextrogyrate crystals.
    • Having an oblique spiral arrangement of planes, as levogyrate and dextrogyrate crystals.
  • others:
    • In crystallography, having faces obliquely organized, such as specific hemihedral types which are enantio-morphous for their complementary forms—that is, related to all of them as a right glove is the left: this really is true regarding the trapezohedral airplanes on a quartz crystal.
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