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anticlastic

[an-tee-klas-tik, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈklæs tɪk, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective, Mathematics
1.
(of a surface) having principal curvatures of opposite sign at a given point.
Compare synclastic.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; anti- + clastic
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British Dictionary definitions for anticlastic

anticlastic

/ˌæntɪˈklæstɪk/
adjective
1.
(maths) (of a surface) having a curvature, at a given point and in a particular direction, that is of the opposite sign to the curvature at that point in a perpendicular direction Compare synclastic
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