also, allotriomorphic. petrography. noting or pertaining to a mineral grain that does not have its characteristic crystalline form but has a form impressed on it by surrounding grains; anhedral.
in an unusual form; having a strange form.
(of a mineral const-tuent of an igneous rock) not having its characteristic crystal shape because of deforming pressure from adjacent minerals
an electric arc between two metal electrodes enclosed in a quartz bulb and contained in a xenon atmosphere, used mainly as a high-intensity light source in motion-picture projectors and studio spotlights.
a colorless, crystalline compound, xef 6 , that melts at 50°c to a yellow liquid, and boils at 75°c.
a colorless, crystalline compound, xef 4 , prepared by heating a gaseous mixture of fluorine and xenon.
a colorless, nonvolatile solid, xeo 3 , explosive when dry: in solution it is called xenic acid.