triclinic


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tri·clin·ic

 (trī-klĭn′ĭk)
adj.
Having three unequal axes intersecting at oblique angles. Used of certain crystals.

triclinic

(traɪˈklɪnɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) relating to or belonging to the crystal system characterized by three unequal axes, no pair of which are perpendicular. Also: anorthic

tri•clin•ic

(traɪˈklɪn ɪk)

adj.
noting or pertaining to a crystal system with unequal axes that intersect at oblique angles.
[1850–55; tri- + Greek klin(ein) to lean1, slope + -ic]

tri·clin·ic

(trī-klĭn′ĭk)
Relating to a crystal having three axes of different lengths intersecting at oblique angles. The mineral microcline (a type of feldspar) has triclinic crystals. See more at crystal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.triclinic - having three unequal crystal axes intersecting at oblique anglestriclinic - having three unequal crystal axes intersecting at oblique angles; "triclinic system"
crystallography - the branch of science that studies the formation and structure of crystals
monoclinic - having three unequal crystal axes with one oblique intersection; "monoclinic system"
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In particular, depending on the crystallization conditions and molecular characteristics, different packing structures of the PP helices lead to the formation of the four well-known crystal forms: monoclinic ([alpha]), trigonal ([beta]), triclinic ([gamma]), and smectic ([delta]) structure [1, 2].
The crystal structure of 4-bromophenol and 2-pyridinone was solved in the triclinic space group P-1.
The triclinic system has three-dimensional geometry that is similar towards the form of crystal resulted from the synthesis showed by SEM image (Figure 3) with different sloping edge and corners.
plagioclase A series of triclinic feldspars with composition in
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Depending on the cooling procedure, crystals will either have a hexagonal arrangement, or a triclinic one.
The K-feldspar has local development of mottled texture due to variable inversion to triclinic microcline, and quartz has rare subgrain development.
Complex 2 crystalliz es in triclinic space group, P1, with unit cell a = 7.
All three are isostructural and belong to the triclinic crystal system, space group P1.