Definition of space group in English:

space group

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noun

Crystallography
  • Any of 230 symmetry groups used to classify crystal structures.
    More example sentences
    • From the crystallographic data, the space group has been found to be orthorhombic and the unit cell dimensions have been determined.
    • The orthorhombic space group of the crystals implies that each unit cell contains four trimers.
    • The crystals also differ in their space group and in the unit cell dimension.

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