Unit cell: the basic repeating structural unit of a crystalline solid.
Identify the definition for each of these terms.
the number of atoms (or ions) surrounding an atom (or ion) in a crystal lattice.
the number of atoms (or ions) bordering a cavity (or interstice) in a crystal lattice.
an enclosure used to separate unruly, dangerous, or vulnerable prisoners from the general population.
the basic repeating structural unit of a crystalline solid.
a solid that possesses long-range order (e.g., table salt)
a solid that lacks regular, three-dimensional arrangement of atoms (e.g., glass)
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