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synclastic

[sin-klas-tik, sing-] /sɪnˈklæs tɪk, sɪŋ-/
adjective, Mathematics
1.
(of a surface) having principal curvatures of similar sign at a given point.
Compare anticlastic.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; syn- + Greek klast(ós) broken + -ic
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synclastic

/sɪŋˈklæstɪk/
adjective
1.
(maths) (of a surface) having a curvature at a given point and in a particular direction that is of the same sign as the curvature at that point in perpendicular direction Compare anticlastic
Word Origin
C19: from syn- (alike) + Greek klastos bent, from klan to bend
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