What is another word for tetragonal?

Pronunciation: [tɛtɹˈaɡənə͡l] (IPA)

Tetragonal is a geometric term that refers to a crystal structure with four equal sides and four right angles. Some synonyms for tetragonal include rectangular, quadrate, and square-shaped. These terms all describe objects or shapes that have four sides or angles, which can be useful in fields like architecture, geometry, and crystallography. Tetragonal can also be used to describe certain types of minerals, like zircon or scheelite, which have this specific crystal structure. Understanding synonyms for tetragonal can help students and professionals broaden their vocabulary and communicate more effectively in their respective fields.

What are the hypernyms for Tetragonal?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    polygon, shape, geometric solid, crystal shape, geometrical figure, three-dimensional shape.

Usage examples for Tetragonal

The third of the six systems enumerated above, the tetragonal-or the quadratic, square prismatic, dimetric, or pyramidal-system has three axes like the cubic, but, in this case, though they are all at right angles, two only of them are equal, the third, consequently, unequal.
"The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones"
John Mastin

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