parallel texture

parallel texture

[′par·ə‚lel ′teks·chər]
(petrology)
A rock texture characterized by tabular-to-prismatic crystals oriented parallel to a plane or line.
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An analytical approach for analysis and optimisation of slider bearings with infinite width parallel textures, Tribology International 43(8): 1551-1565.

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