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Consisting of a single crystal.
- ‘Abundant pale pinkish-reddish to purple to colorless fluorite occurs as granular to monocrystalline masses and rarely as small simple cubes.’
- ‘The transistor includes a monocrystalline semiconductor channel region overlying and epitaxially continuous with a body region of a semiconductor substrate.’
- ‘The new gyro sensor boasts unprecedented stability thanks to the use of a monocrystalline quartz crystal for the newly developed gyro element.’
- ‘In a standard memory chip, circuits are etched into a base layer of pure monocrystalline silicon.’
- ‘Dark red monocrystalline aggregates reach 0.5 meter in diameter, and individual monomineralic specimens can exceed 1 meter.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.