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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the simplest unit of a regular crystal lattice.
Origin of unit cell:
the smallest group of atoms or molecules whose repetition at regular intervals in three dimensions produces the lattices of a crystal
In a crystal, the smallest repeating structure (parallelepiped) of atoms from which the structure of the complete crystal can be inferred.
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