clathrate(redirected from Clathrate compound)
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An inclusion compound in which the guest species is enclosed on all sides by the species forming the crystal lattice. Also known as cage compound; inclusion compound.
Pertaining to a condition, chiefly in leucite rock, in which clear leucite crystals are surrounded by tangential leucite crystals to give the rock an appearance of a net or a section of sponge. Also known as enclosure compound.