Definition of subhedral in English:

subhedral

adjective

  • Of a crystal: having an imperfect but recognizable shape, with partially developed or uneven faces; (of a substance) consisting of such crystals; = "hypidiomorphic". Compare "anhedral", "euhedral".

Origin

Early 20th century. From sub- + -hedral.

Pronunciation

subhedral

/ˌsʌbˈhiːdr(ə)l/ /ˌsʌbˈhɛdr(ə)l/