clino-


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clino-

or clin-
pref.
Slope; slant: clinometer.

[New Latin clīno-, from Greek klīnein, to slope; see klei- in Indo-European roots.]

clino-

or before a vowel

clin-

combining form
indicating a slope or inclination: clinometer.
[from New Latin, from Greek klinein to slant, lean]