Definition of Triclinic

1. Adjective. Having three unequal crystal axes intersecting at oblique angles. "Triclinic system"

Exact synonyms: Anorthic
Category relationships: Crystallography
Antonyms: Monoclinic



Definition of Triclinic

1. a. Having, or characterized by, three unequal axes intersecting at oblique angles. See the Note under crystallization.

Definition of Triclinic

1. Adjective. (crystallography) Having three unequal axes all intersecting at oblique angles. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Triclinic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Triclinic

1. Having, or characterised by, three unequal axes intersecting at oblique angles. See the Note under crystallization. Origin: Pref. Tri- + Gr. To incline. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Triclinic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Study of Minerals and Crystals by Edward Henry ( Kraus, Walter Fred Hunt (1920)
"Figure 270 shows an axial cross of the triclinic system. ... There are but two classes of symmetry in the triclinic system, namely: 1. Pinacoidal class. 2. ..."

2. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana (1922)
"This is well illustrated, as already noted, by the triclinic feldspar. ... The axial dements of a triclinic crystal are : (1) the axial ratio, ..."

3. A Treatise on Metamorphism by Charles Richard Van Hise (1904)
"The plagioclase feldspars are a group of triclinic feldspars which range from sodium-aluminum silicate to calcium-aluminum silicate. ..."

4. Elementary Crystallography: Being Part One of General Mineralogy by William Shirley Bayley (1910)
"Every pair of planes on triclinic crystals must therefore be represented by a ... In the triclinic syste'm there are no planes of symmetry. ..."

5. A System of Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent Discoveries: Including by James Dwight Dana (1854)
"triclinic System. As only diagonally opposite edges or angles (f. 8) are similar in the triclinic System, there can he in a triclinic crystal but two planes ..."

6. Introduction to the Study of Minerals: A Combined Textbook and Pocket Manual by Austin Flint Rogers (1912)
"THE triclinic SYSTEM The triclinic system includes all crystals that can be referred to three ... 108 represents a triclinic axial cross. Pinacoidal Class. ..."

7. Introduction to the Study of Minerals and Rocks by Austin Flint Rogers (1921)
"THE triclinic SYSTEM The triclinic system includes all crystals in which there are no directions ... Figure 229 represents a possible triclinic axial cross. ..."

8. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"In representing triclinic crystals, the secondary axes are supposed to lie in a horizontal ... For the complete determination of a triclinic axial system, ..."

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