Clinopinacoid Cli`no*pin"a*coid, n. [Gr. kli`nein to incline + E. pinacoid.] (Crystallog.) The plane in crystals of the monoclinic system which is parallel to the vertical and the inclined lateral (clinidiagonal) axes. [1913 Webster]

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  • clinopinacoid — cli·no·pinacoid …   English syllables

  • clinopinacoid — |klīnə+ noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary clin + pinacoid : a pinacoid whose planes are parallel to the inclined and vertical axes in a monoclinic crystal * * * clīnōpinˈacoid or clinopinˈakoid noun A form consisting of two …   Useful english dictionary

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