Microseeding vs Macroseeding - What's the difference?

microseeding | macroseeding | coordinate terms |

Microseeding is a coordinate term of macroseeding.


As nouns the difference between microseeding and macroseeding

is that microseeding is (crystallography) a technique in which very small crystals are used to seed the formation of much larger ones while macroseeding is the seeding of crystallization using an intact crystal that has already been grown.

microseeding

English

Noun

(-)
  • (crystallography) A technique in which very small crystals are used to seed the formation of much larger ones
  • macroseeding

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The seeding of crystallization using an intact crystal that has already been grown
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    Coordinate terms

    *microseeding *streak seeding