Hexagonal Close Packed (HCP)

Business / Machine Shop / Hexagonal Close Packed (HCP): A unit cell in which two hexagons (six-sided shapes) form the top and bottom of the prism. An atom is located at the center and at each point of the hexagon. Three atoms, one at each point of a triangle, are located between the top and bottom hexagons. Among the common HCP metals are zinc, cadmium and magnesium.

Other Words for Close

Close Adverb Synonyms: end, termination, conclusion, finish, completion, cessation, culmination
Close Adjective Synonyms: closed, shut (up), fixed, fast, secure, tight
Close Verb Synonyms: shut, close up, seal, close off, lock, padlock, secure, fasten
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Other Words for Packed

Packed Noun Synonyms: filled, full, loaded, crowded, stuffed, jammed, crammed, brim-full, chock-a-block, chock-full, jam-packed, overloaded, overflowing, loaded or filled to the gunwales, up to there, bursting, groaning, swollen, replete, wall-to-wall
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Closely Held Company

Business / Finance / Closely Held Company: A corporation whose voting stock is owned by only a few shareholders. MORE

Closely Held

Business / Finance / Closely Held: Mortgage against which no additional debt may be issued. MORE

Closely Held Shares

Business / Finance / Closely Held Shares: A company who has a small group of controling shareholders. In contrast, a widely-held firm has many shareholders. It is difficult or impossible to wage a proxy battle for any closely-held firm. MORE

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