Definition of Pinacoids

1. Noun. (plural of pinacoid) ¹



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Definition of Pinacoids

1. pinacoid [n] - See also: pinacoid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinacoids

pin money
pin oak
pin table
pin the tail on the donkey
pin up
pin wrench
pina
pina cloth
pina colada
pinaceous
pinaces
pinacocyte
pinacoderm
pinacoderms
pinacoid
pinacoids (current term)
pinacol
pinacol rearrangement
pinacolborane
pinacolin
pinacolins
pinacolone
pinacolones
pinacols
pinacone
pinacones
pinacotheca
pinacothecas
pinacothek
pinacotheks

Literary usage of Pinacoids

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1. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The other pinacoids arc all perpendicular to the plane of symmetry (and parallel to the ortho-axis); the one parallel to the vertical axis is called the ..."

2. Introduction to the Study of Minerals: A Combined Textbook and Pocket Manual by Austin Flint Rogers (1912)
"... are usually taken parallel to the intersection edges of the three most prominent faces. pinacoids 2 faces {hkl), {hkl), {hEl}, {EB) (Tetarto-pyramids) ..."

3. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana, William Ebenezer Ford (1922)
"The pinacoids are the ... Clmo- and Basal pinacoids 336 Prism and Basal Pinacoid The diametral prism, formed by these three pinacoids, taken together, Fig. ..."

4. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana (1922)
"The pinacoids are the ... Clino- and Basal pinacoids lui '7 101 Prism and Basal Pinacoid ... formed by these three pinacoids, taken together, Fig. ..."

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