Hem"i*trope (?), a. [Hemi- + Gr. to turn: cf. F. h'emitrope.]

Half turned round; half inverted; Crystallog. having a twinned structure.

 

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Hem"i*trope, n.

That which is hemitropal in construction; Crystallog. a twin crystal having a hemitropal structure.

 

© Webster 1913.

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