Definitions for unit cell

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word unit cell

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unit cell(noun)

    the smallest group of atoms or molecules whose repetition at regular intervals in three dimensions produces the lattices of a crystal


  1. unit cell(Noun)

    In a crystal, the smallest repeating structure (parallelepiped) of atoms from which the structure of the complete crystal can be inferred.

Translations for unit cell

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for unit cell »


Find a translation for the unit cell definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these unit cell definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"unit cell." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 4 Oct. 2015. < cell>.

Are we missing a good definition for unit cell? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for unit cell:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.