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rhombohedron Saltos de línea: rhombo|he¦dron
Pronunciación: /ˌrɒmbə(ʊ)ˈhiːdr(ə)n/

Definición de rhombohedron en inglés:

sustantivo (plural rhombohedra ˌrɒmbə(ʊ)ˈhiːdrə or rhombohedrons)

1A solid figure whose faces are six equal rhombuses.
1.1A rhombohedral crystal or other solid object.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He arrived at this from a study of calcite crystals of various habits and noted that the cleavage rhombohedra were always the same.
  • This Eagle mine is well known for dark spruce-green, rough-surfaced octahedra of fluorite associated with rhombohedra of rhodochrosite to 0.75 inch on edge.
  • These are nearly always accompanied by parallel overgrowth of several flattened rhombohedra aligned along each scalenohedron's c-axis, forming ‘pagodas’.


Mid 19th century: from rhombus + -hedron, on the pattern of words such as polyhedron.

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