trichroic

trichroic

[trahy-kroh-ik]
adjective Crystallography.
manifesting trichroism.

Origin:
1880–85; tri- + -chroic

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trichroism (ˈtraɪkrəʊˌɪzəm)
 
n
See pleochroism a property of biaxial crystals as a result of which they show a perceptible difference in colour when viewed along three different axes
 
[C19: from Greek trikhroos three-coloured, from tri- + khrōma colour]
 
tri'chroic
 
adj

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