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crystal form

(crystallog) a symmetrical set of planes in space, associated with a crystal, having the same symmetry as the crystal class Compare crystal habit
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  • A number of species closely related in composition, crystal form, and properties are here included.

    Geology William J. Miller
  • We see a stone fall or a crystal form, and there is nothing stranger left to wonder at, for we have seen the Infinite in action.

    Medical Essays Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • In general, those in crystal form have proven more satisfactory than the powder dyes.

    Philippine Mats Hugo H. Miller
  • Identity, or approximate identity, of crystal form is not in itself sufficient to establish true isomorphism.

  • Its hardness, color, and crystal form generally characterize it.

    Geology William J. Miller
  • This can be purchased in crystal form, and one teaspoonful dissolved in two quarts of water is the proper strength.

    Family Limitation Margaret Sanger
  • When both the crystal form and structure are retained, the substances are said to be isomorphous.

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