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.
3] tetrahedral symmetry of carbon be used as the symmetry of a new coordinate system, with this atom located at the origin.