Definition of orthorhombic in English:

orthorhombic

Syllabification: or·tho·rhom·bic
Pronunciation: /ˌôrTHəˈrämbik
 
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adjective

Of or denoting a crystal system or three-dimensional geometric 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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