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The smallest possible unit cell of a lattice, having lattice points at each of its eight vertices only.
- ‘But for a given lattice, which of the many possible primitive cells should be selected?’
- ‘That's why people think juvenile onset diabetes is the ideal problem for stem cells to solve: those primitive cells from embryos, foetuses or adult organs, which have the ability to turn into the tissues you want.’
- ‘As an example. it is shown that the two-dimensional honeycomb structure can not be viewed as a Bravais lattice unless the proper primitive cell and basis are selected.’
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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.