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symmetry axis of rotation
Word Origin
noun
,
Crystallography
1.
rotation axis
.
rotation axis
noun
,
Crystallography
1.
an imaginary line through a crystal about which the crystal may be rotated a specified number of degrees and be brought back to its original position.
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Also called
axis of symmetry
,
symmetry axis of rotation
.
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symmetry element
.
Origin of
rotation axis
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1900-1905
1900-05
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