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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 structural analysis results indicate that compound 2 crystallizes in the monoclinic space group P[2.
SEM images and XRD analysis of the Ca-P deposit indicated the initial formation of brushite with its monoclinic crystal structure and characteristic peak at 11.
The single crystal XRD revealed that the complex crystallized in monoclinic space group P2/n with square pyramidal geometry around each copper atom and adopted paddlewheel conformation with Cu.
Zirconium crystals undergo crystallographic changes ranging from the melting temperature (4919 [degrees]F) to room temperature; these changes are: monoclinic phase (room temperature-2138[degrees]F), tetragonal phase (2138-4298[degrees]F), and cubic phase (over 4298[degrees]F).
A nanocrystalline CuO particles with a monoclinic structure have been synthesized through a simple, rapid, low-cost and direct solid state reaction method using PEG 400 as a surfactant [5].
The remarkable mechanical properties of zirconia, already exploited in several medical and engineering applications, are mainly due to the tetragonal to monoclinic (tm) phase transformation.
The 110 and 040 diffractions were used to determine the orientation factor based on the monoclinic PP unit cell with dimensions a = 6.
1) Nevertheless, the tetragonal to monoclinic (t [right arrow] m) phase transformation may be triggered by different stimuli, such as stress concentration or low-temperature aging, in the presence of humidity, leading to low-temperature degradation.
Objective: The research activities planned will be devoted to development, test and characterization of novel thin-disk structures based on epitaxially grown monoclinic double tungstate crystals for use in high average /peak power all-solid-state laser systems operating in the important 2-om spectral range.
yttrium oxide, the crystal lattice is stabilized in its tetragonal high temperature phase, which avoids further transformation into the monoclinic phase, occurring during the cooling process.
In 1959 it was discovered that as the material cools, it changes from a metal to a semiconductor while its atoms reorganize themselves from a tetragonal to monoclinic crystal structure.