Definition of orthorhombic in English:


Line breaks: ortho|rhom¦bic
Pronunciation: /ˌɔːθə(ʊ)ˈrɒmbɪk


  • Of or denoting a crystal system or three-dimensional geometrical arrangement having three unequal axes at right angles.
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    • These are, in order of decreasing symmetry, the cubic, hexagonal, tetragonal, trigonal, orthorhombic, monoclinic, and triclinic systems.
    • The pole figure patterns have an axial symmetrical to slightly orthorhombic shape and suggest predominantly flattening fabrics.
    • However, at higher COHbA concentration, long orthorhombic crystals formed after 22 h of incubation.

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