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

Definition of orthorhombic in English:


Of or denoting a crystal system or three-dimensional geometrical arrangement having three unequal axes at right angles.
Example sentences
  • 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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