x-ray crystallography

x-ray crystallography
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [eks-rey kris-tl-og-ruh-fee]
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [eks-rey kris-tl-og-ruh-fee]

Definitions of x-ray crystallography words

  • noun x-ray crystallography the determination of the structure of a crystal by the use of x-ray diffraction. 1
  • noun x-ray crystallography the study and practice of determining the structure of a crystal by passing a beam of X-rays through it and observing and analysing the diffraction pattern produced 0
  • noun x-ray crystallography the study of the structural arrangement of atoms, ions, or molecules within a crystalline substance, using the diffraction patterns created by bombarding the substance with X-rays 0
  • noun x-ray crystallography (analytical chemistry) A technique in which the patterns formed by the diffraction of X-rays on passing through a crystalline substance yield information on the lattice structure of the crystal, and the molecular structure of the substance. 0

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Origin of x-ray crystallography

First appearance:

before 1925
One of the 11% newest English words
First recorded in 1925-30

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x-ray crystallography popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 1% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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