clinodiagonal

Clinodiagonal

Cli`no*di*ag"o*nal\, n. [Gr. kli`nein to incline + E. diagonal.] (Crystallog.) That diagonal or lateral axis in a monoclinic crystal which makes an oblique angle with the vertical axis. See Crystallization. -- a. Pertaining to, or the direction of, the clinodiagonal.
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