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mon·o·clin·ic

 (mŏn′ə-klĭn′ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to three unequal crystal axes, two of which intersect obliquely and are perpendicular to the third.

monoclinic

(ˌmɒnəʊˈklɪnɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) crystallog relating to or belonging to the crystal system characterized by three unequal axes, one pair of which are not at right angles to each other
[C19: from mono- + Greek klīnein to lean + -ic]

mon•o•clin•ic

(ˌmɒn əˈklɪn ɪk)

adj.
noting or pertaining to a system of crystallization in which the crystals have three unequal axes, with one oblique intersection.
[1865–70; mono- + Greek klin(ein) to incline + -ic]

mon·o·clin·ic

(mŏn′ə-klĭn′ĭk)
Relating to a crystal having three axes of different lengths. Two of the axes are at oblique angles to each other, and the third axis is perpendicular to the plane that is made by the other two. The mineral gypsum has monoclinic crystals. See more at crystal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.monoclinic - having three unequal crystal axes with one oblique intersectionmonoclinic - having three unequal crystal axes with one oblique intersection; "monoclinic system"
crystallography - the branch of science that studies the formation and structure of crystals
anorthic, triclinic - having three unequal crystal axes intersecting at oblique angles; "triclinic system"
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The compound crystallizes in the monoclinic crystal system, space group P21/n, Z = 4, V = 594.
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Compound 1 crystallizes in monoclinic crystal system, C2/c space group having three-dimensional crystal lattice.