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Definitions for crystallite
ˈkrɪs tlˌaɪtcrys·tal·lite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crystallitenoun

    any of numerous minute rudimentary crystalline bodies of unknown composition found in glassy igneous rock

Wiktionary

  1. crystallitenoun

    A small region of a solid that consists of a single crystal; a grain

Wikipedia

  1. Crystallite

    A crystallite is a small or even microscopic crystal which forms, for example, during the cooling of many materials. Crystallites are also referred to as grains. Bacillite is a type of crystallite. It is rodlike with parallel longulites.

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  1. crystallite

    A crystallite is a small or microscopic crystal that has numerous regular faces or atomic structure characteristic of a single crystal but is part of a larger solid body and not optically homogeneous. It's essentially a tiny or microscopic crystal which forms, for example, during the cooling of many materials. Crystallites are also referred to as grains in the field of material science. The arrangement and size of these crystallites can greatly influence the physical and chemical properties of a material.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crystallitenoun

    a minute mineral form like those common in glassy volcanic rocks and some slags, not having a definite crystalline outline and not referable to any mineral species, but marking the first step in the crystallization process. According to their form crystallites are called trichites, belonites, globulites, etc

  2. Etymology: [See Crystal.]

Wikidata

  1. Crystallite

    Crystallites are small, often microscopic crystals that, held together through highly defective boundaries, constitute a polycrystalline solid. Metallurgists often refer to crystallites as grains.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crystallite in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crystallite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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