# Hexagonal vs. Rhombohedral

## Difference Between Hexagonal and Rhombohedral

#### Hexagonal➦

Having six sides.
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#### Rhombohedral➦

Of or relating to a rhombohedron.
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#### Hexagonal➦

Containing a hexagon or shaped like one.
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#### Rhombohedral➦

(Mineralogy) Of or relating to a crystal having three axes of equal length intersecting at oblique angles.
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#### Hexagonal➦

(Mineralogy) Having three equal axes intersecting at angles of 60° in one plane and one axis of variable length that is perpendicular to the others.
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#### Rhombohedral➦

(crystallography) Having three equal axes and oblique angles.
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#### Hexagonal➦

(geometry) Having six edges, or having a cross-section in the form of a hexagon.
Nuts in engineering are generally hexagonal.
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#### Rhombohedral➦

Related to the rhombohedron; presenting the form of a rhombohedron, or a form derivable from a rhombohedron; relating to a system of forms including the rhombohedron and scalenohedron.
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#### Hexagonal➦

(crystallography) Having three equal axes which cross at 60° angles, and an unequal axis which crosses the others at 90° angle.
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#### Rhombohedral➦

having three-fold symmetry
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#### Hexagonal➦

Having six sides and six angles; six-sided.
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#### Hexagonal➦

having six sides or divided into hexagons
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