Triclinic
Triclinic Tri*clin"ic, a. [Pref. tri- + Gr. ? to incline.] (Crystallog.) Having, or characterized by, three unequal axes intersecting at oblique angles. See the Note under {crystallization}. [1913 Webster]

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  • triclinic — TRICLÍNIC, triclinice, adj. (min.; în sintagma) Sistem triclinic = sistem cristalin caracterizat prin trei axe cristalografice înclinate între ele, asimetrice şi de lungimi diferite. – Din fr. triclinique. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007.… …   Dicționar Român

  • triclinic — [trī klin′ik] adj. [< TRI + Gr klinein, to incline (see LEAN1) + IC] designating or of a crystal system having three axes of unequal length, none of which intersects at right angles with another: see CRYSTAL SYSTEM …   English World dictionary

  • triclinic — adj. 1 (of a mineral) having three unequal oblique axes. 2 denoting the system classifying triclinic crystalline substances. Etymology: Gk TRI + klino incline …   Useful english dictionary

  • triclinic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1854 of, relating to, or constituting a system of crystallization characterized by three unequal axes intersecting at oblique angles used especially of a crystal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • triclinic — /truy klin ik/, adj. Crystall. noting or pertaining to a system of crystallization in which the three axes are unequal and intersect at oblique angles. Cf. crystal system. [1850 55; TRI + Gk klín(ein) to LEAN1, slope + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • triclinic — adjective Having three unequal axes all intersecting at oblique angles …   Wiktionary

  • triclínic — tri|clí|nic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • triclinic — [trʌɪ klɪnɪk] adjective denoting a crystal system with three unequal oblique axes. Origin C19: from Gk tri + clinic, on the pattern of monoclinic …   English new terms dictionary

  • triclinic — tri·clin·ic …   English syllables

  • triclinic — tri•clin•ic [[t]traɪˈklɪn ɪk[/t]] adj. cry noting or pertaining to a crystal system with unequal axes that intersect at oblique angles • Etymology: 1850–55; tri + Gk klin(ein) to lean I, slope + ic …   From formal English to slang

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