clinopinacoid

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.
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