Definition of Holohedral

1. a. Having all the planes required by complete symmetry, -- in opposition to hemihedral.



Definition of Holohedral

1. Adjective. (context: of a crystal) Having as many plane faces as needed for the highest degree of symmetry in its system ¹

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Definition of Holohedral

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Holohedral

1. Having all the planes required by complete symmetry, in opposition to hemihedral. Origin: Holo + Gr. Seat, base, fr. To sit. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Holohedral

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Literary usage of Holohedral

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1. Elementary Crystallography: Being Part One of General Mineralogy by William Shirley Bayley (1910)
"Thus •" a : a : 50 : y is written 3 P , it being understood that when one lateral intercept is ^ 4 4 the other is 5. holohedral DIVISION. ..."

2. Elements of Chemical Physics by Josiah Parsons Cooke (1877)
"the same system of axes, form another holohedral crystalline form. In neither case does the form enclose space. It requires the combination of the two forms ..."

3. An Elementary Introduction to Mineralogy by William Phillips, Henry James Brooke, William Hallows Miller (1852)
"A form will be denoted by the symbol of any one of its faces. The 'holohedral forms' of any system are those which possess the highest degree of symmetry of ..."

4. Handbook of Mineralogy, Blowpipe Analysis, and Geometrical Crystallography by Gurdon Montague Butler (1911)
"CHAPTER II ISOMETRIC SYSTEM Symmetry. holohedral DIVISION The holohedral division of the isometric system is characterized by the presence of three ..."

5. A Manual of Geometrical Crystallography, Treating Solely of Those Portions by Gurdon Montague Butler (1918)
"holohedral DIVISION The holohedral division of the tetragonal system is characterized by the presence of one principal and four secondary symmetry planes ..."

6. A System of Mineralogy: Including an Extended Treatise on Crystallography by James Dwight Dana (1837)
"The forms resulting from the first law. are termed holohedral forms, from i\ag, all, and Wp«,/oce. edge of n cube, octahedron, or dodecahedron, be truncated ..."

7. A Treatise on Crystallography by William Hallowes Miller (1839)
"The holohedral form {& kl} is bounded by all the faces which have for their symbols the different combinations of =fc h, ± k, ± l, in which each of the ..."

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