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coordination number

noun, Crystallography
1.
the number of anions surrounding a single cation in a stable crystal structure.
Origin of coordination number
1905-1910
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for coordination number

coordination number

noun
1.
(chem) the number of coordinated species surrounding the central atom in a complex or crystal
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