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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The branch of science that studies solid homogeneous crystalline chemical elements or compounds: their structure and properties and the ways of distinguishing them.

Usage examples (38)
  • Thus I soon changed my major to cristallography, that field of mineralogy which is located between chemistry and physics.
  • They say he's a great authority on mineralogy and so on.
  • The professor of mineralogy had collected a good cabinet.
  • In mineralogy, the work of Cleveland is most distinguished. for more
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