Definition of "orthorhombic" [or•tho•rhom•bic]
- (adjective) Of or relating to a crystalline structure of three mutually perpendicular axes of different length.
Use "orthorhombic" in a sentence
- "Today I learned that topaz is a mineral, the fluosilicate of aluminum, usually occurring in prismatic orthorhombic crystals of various colors."
- "In fact, the RM 022's honeycomb orthorhombic titanium aluminide baseplate comes straight from NASA research into supersonic aircraft wings."
- "Hmm all of these with the exception of Diamond can be found as a orthorhombic structure."