monoclinic

adjective
mono·​clin·​ic | \ ˌmä-nə-ˈkli-nik How to pronounce monoclinic (audio) \

Definition of monoclinic

: of, relating to, or constituting a system of crystallization characterized by three unequal axes with one oblique intersection

First Known Use of monoclinic

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Monoclinic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monoclinic. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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monoclinic

adjective
mono·​clin·​ic | \ ˌmän-ə-ˈklin-ik How to pronounce monoclinic (audio) \

Medical Definition of monoclinic

of a crystal
: having one oblique intersection of the axes

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