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  1. powder photography, powder method, powder techniquenoun

    a process for identifying minerals or crystals; a small rod is coated with a powdered form of the substance and subjected to suitably modified X-rays; the pattern of diffracted rings is used for identification


  1. powder method

    The powder method, also known as powder diffraction method, is a scientific technique used in the field of material science to determine the structure of a crystalline substance. This method involves pulverizing a solid sample into a fine powder and then illuminating the powder with a beam of x-rays, neutrons, or electrons. The interaction between the beam and the powder generates a diffraction pattern, which contains information about the arrangement of atoms within the crystal structure. By analyzing this pattern, scientists can infer essential structural properties of the sample, such as its degree of crystallinity, lattice parameters, phase composition, and crystallographic orientation.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of powder method in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of powder method in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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