tetrahedral symmetry


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tetrahedral symmetry

[′te·trə¦hē·drəl ′sim·ə·trē]
(physics)
Having the same rotation symmetries as a regular tetrahedron.
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The present study is a reflection of what the world could look like if we did use the coordinates based on the four axes forming the tetrahedral symmetry.
The resulting configuration, which displays an unusual tetrahedral symmetry, has less energy than any other known arrangement.