
Definition of Trisoctahedron
1. n. A solid of the isometric system bounded by twentyfour equal faces, three corresponding to each face of an octahedron.
Definition of Trisoctahedron
1. Noun. (crystallography) A solid of the isometric system bounded by 24 equal faces, three corresponding to each face of an octahedron. ¹
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Definition of Trisoctahedron
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Literary usage of Trisoctahedron
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Crystallography: An Outline of the Geometrical Properties of Crystals by Thomas Leonard Walker (1914)
"trisoctahedron. Crystals of this form resemble closely the octahedron and may be
regarded as an ... The trisoctahedron is bounded by twentyfour planes, ..."
2. A Popular Guide to Minerals by Louis Pope Gratacap (1912)
"47, tetragonaltrisoctahedron and rhombicdodecahedron; Fig. ... 58, cube and
trigonaltrisoctahedron; Fig. 59, octahedron and trigonal ..."
3. Dana's Manual of Mineralogy: For the Student of Elementary Mineralogy, the by James Dwight Dana, William Ebenezer Ford (1912)
"A common trisoctahedron has for its parameters la, 16, 2c, its symbol being ().
... Frequently it is spoken of as the trigonal trisoctahedron, the modifying ..."
4. A Textbook of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana (1922)
"Eacn face of the trisoctahedron meets two of the axes at a distance less than
... Ill) that the faces of the trisoctahedron replace the solid angles of the ..."
5. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Study of Minerals and Crystals by Edward Henry ( Kraus, Walter Fred Hunt (1920)
"Trigonal trisoctahedron.1—The faces of this form cut two crystal lographic axes
at equal distances, the third at a greater distance, ma. ..."