Definition of Bipyramids

1. Noun. (plural of bipyramid) ¹



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Definition of Bipyramids

1. bipyramid [n] - See also: bipyramid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bipyramids

bipole
bipoles
bipolymer
bipolymers
bipotent
bipotential
bipotentiality
biprism
bipropellant
bipropellants
bipunctate
bipunctual
bipupillate
bipyramid
bipyramidal
bipyramids (current term)
bipyrazole
bipyridine
bipyridines
bipyridinium
bipyridyl
biquadrate
biquadratic
biquadratic equation
biquadratic polynomial
biquadratically
biquadratics
biquinary
biquintile
biracial

Literary usage of Bipyramids

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1. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Study of Minerals and Crystals by Edward Henry Kraus, Walter Fred Hunt (1920)
"That is to say, the various bipyramids of the orthorhombic system, on account of the obliquity of the three axes, now yield four tetra-bipyramids each. ..."

2. Elementary Crystallography: Being Part One of General Mineralogy by William Shirley Bayley (1910)
"The crystallographic axes in the prisms terminate at points between the centers of the faces and the blunt vertical edges. In the bipyramids they terminate ..."

3. A Treatise on Crystallography by William James Lewis (1899)
"TETRAGONAL bipyramids. by Fig. 190 : it comprises the faces given in table i. The tetragonal bipyramids of these two series are therefore apparently ..."

4. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Scientific Study of Minerals by Sir Henry A Miers, Henry A[lexander] Miers (1902)
"... and are white hexagonal bipyramids. sometimes an inch or more in diameter, associated with galena, and often surrounded by sharp hexagonal bipyramids of ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Tetragonal bipyramids are the most abundant forms observed but others with less well-defined ... Tetragonal bipyramids (Fig. 1A) have been recognized as ..."

6. Rock Minerals: Their Chemical and Physical Characters and Their by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1911)
"Less often in long prisms, or in short bipyramids rarely with (001). Anhedral crystals seldom observed in igneous rocks, but common in schists and ..."

7. Descriptive Mineralogy: With Especial Reference to the Occurrences and Uses by Edward Henry Kraus (1911)
"The common forms are the unit tetragonal bipyramids of the first and second orders p and e, and the tetragonal bipyramids of the third order /1 and s. ..."

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