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."

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