crystallography etymology

English word crystallography comes from English -graphy, English crystal

Detailed word origin of crystallography

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-graphy English (eng) Represents something written or otherwise represented in the specified manner, or about a specified subject.
crystal English (eng) Very clear. (countable) A piece of glimmering, shining mineral resembling ice or glass.. (countable) A solid composed of an array of atoms or molecules possessing long-range order and arranged in a pattern which is periodic in three dimensions.. (uncountable) A fine type of glassware, or the material used to make it.. (uncountable, slang) Crystal meth: methamphetamine hydrochloride.. The [...]
crystallography English (eng) The experimental science of determining the arrangement of atoms in solids.. The study of crystals.

Words with the same origin as crystallography

Descendants of -graphy
CDT CT adenography aerography angiography bathygraphic chromatography cryptography dendrography enigmatography iconography lexicography mammogram oceanography quasar radiculography radio radio silence rheography splanchnography stenography tomography vasography zoography