Definition of rhombohedral in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌrämbōˈhēdrəl/


(Chiefly of a crystal) shaped like a rhombohedron.
Example sentences
  • Translucent white to gray, tabular rhombohedral crystals with knifelike edges are common.
  • In the gold/pyrite ore, it occurred as sharp, cloudy white rhombohedral crystals to 3 mm in size; tennantite and tetrahedrite were typically crystallized on the calcite.
  • One of our recent projects was to make use of the rhombohedral crystals to construct the electron density profile of the transmembrane pores.

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Syllabification: rhom·bo·he·dral

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