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interstice

Physics the space between adjacent atoms in a crystal lattice
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interstice

[in′tərs·təs]
(geology)
A pore space within a rock or soil.
(solid-state physics)
A space or volume between atoms of a lattice, or between groups of atoms or grains of a solid structure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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