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crystallography


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crystallography  \Crys`tal*log"ra*phy\  (kr?s`tal-l?g"r?-f?),  n. 
  [Gr.  kry`stallos  crystal  +  -graphy:  cf  F.  cristallographie 
  See  {Crystal}.] 
  1.  The  doctrine  or  science  of  crystallization,  teaching  the 
  system  of  forms  among  crystals,  their  structure,  and  their 
  methods  of  formation. 
 
  2.  A  discourse  or  treatise  on  crystallization. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crystallography 
  n  :  the  branch  of  science  that  studies  the  formation  and 
  structure  of  crystals 




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