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Miller index

noun, Crystallography
1.
one of three integers giving the orientation and position of the face of a crystal in terms of the reciprocals, in lowest terms, of the intercepts of the face with each axis of the crystal.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; named after W. H. Miller (1801-80), British mineralogist
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