Definition of holohedral in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhäləˈhēdrəl/
Pronunciation: /ˌhōləˈhēdrəl/


Having the full number of planes required by the symmetry of a crystal system.
Example sentences
  • Less frequently, crystals are found with various habits that suggest holohedral symmetry.
  • In effect, magnetite does not have internal holohedral cubic symmetry, although the form faces of a crystal do appear as holohedral.
  • In this regard, at least one outer layer of the printed circuit board is embodied as either a holohedral or grid-shaped shielding layer.

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Syllabification: hol·o·he·dral

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