-clinal Definition

suffix
Sloping.
Synclinal.
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adjective

Pertaining to beds or rest.

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(chemistry) Describing a torsion angle between 30° and 150°
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Pertaining to a cline.

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Origin of -clinal

  • From Greek klīnein to lean klei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek κλίνη (klinÄ“, “bed").

    From Wiktionary

  • From cline.

    From Wiktionary

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