triclinic

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adjective tri·clin·ic \(ˌ)trī-ˈkli-nik\

Definition of triclinic

  1. :  of, relating to, or constituting a system of crystallization characterized by three unequal axes intersecting at oblique angles —used especially of a crystal

Origin and Etymology of triclinic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1854


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