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symmetry class
Word Origin
noun
,
Crystallography
1.
point group
.
point group
noun
,
Crystallography
1.
a class of crystals determined by a combination of their symmetry elements, all crystals left unchanged by a given set of symmetry elements being placed in the same class.
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Also called
symmetry class
.
Origin of
point group
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1900-1905
1900-05
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for
symmetry class
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point group
noun
1.
(
crystallog
)
another term for
crystal class
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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Word Value for
symmetry
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