Triclinic meaning

trī-klĭn'ĭk
Having three unequal axes intersecting at oblique angles. Used of certain crystals.
adjective
0
0
Designating or of a crystal system having three axes of unequal length, none of which intersects at right angles with another.
adjective
0
0
Relating to a crystal having three axes of different lengths intersecting at oblique angles. The mineral microcline (a type of feldspar) has triclinic crystals.
0
0
(crystallography) Having three unequal axes all intersecting at oblique angles.
adjective
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of triclinic

  • tri- +"Ž clinic
    From Wiktionary