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tri·clin·ic

 (trī-klĭn′ĭk)
adj.
Having three unequal axes intersecting at oblique angles. Used of certain crystals.
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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
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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]
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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.
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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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The crystals of compound 1 having molecular formula C20H30N2O2S (1) appeared as triclinic system with space group PA-1 with a = 4.9924 (4), b = 8.9854 (9),, c = 24.236 (2), [alpha]=90.032 (5)Adeg, [beta] = 94.876 (4)Adeg, I3=103.866 (4), V (A3) = 1051.46 (17), Z = 2, Mr = 362.52.
This data supports a one-chain triclinic unit cell structure (P1 space group) with glucosyl linkages and hydroxymethyl groups in the gauchetrans (gt) and trans-gauche (tg) conformations with dihedral angles of 180[degrees] and -60[degrees], respectively [50].
X-ray single-crystal diffraction analysis showed that complex 1 belongs to the monoclinic system, C2/c space group, and both complexes 2 and 3 belong to the triclinic system, P-1 space group.
Crystallographic parameters of nateglinide polymorphs were given as Form H, Form B, Form MS, and Form S (space groups are P-1, C2, P-4, and P-42C), and the forms were found to exist in triclinic, monoclinic, tetragonal, and tetragonal, correspondingly [15].
The indexing procedures were performed using (CCP4, UK) CRYSFIRE program [20, 21] giving triclinic crystal system for [Cr(MFMAQ)[Cl.sub.2]] (Figure 8(a)) having M(9) = 7, F(6) = 8, [Co(MFMAQ)Cl([H.sub.2]O)] orthorhombic crystal system (Figure 8(b)) having M(9) = 8, F(6) = 8, and tetragonal crystal system for [Cu(MFMAQ)Cl([H.sub.2]O)] (Figure 8(c)) having M(6) = 14, F(6) = 6, as the superior solutions.
As is well known, triclinic ZnMo[O.sub.4] is composed of a series of distorted Mo-O tetrahedrons, Zn-O pentahedrons, and ZnO octahedrons.
The crystal structure determined by single-crystal X-ray diffraction showed that 1 and 2 both crystallize in the triclinic system, space group Pi.
The unit cell of pyrophyllite is triclinic (belongs to space group C1) with parameters a = 5.160 [Angstrom], b = 8.966 [Angstrom], c = 9.347 [Angstrom], [alpha] = 91.18[degrees], [beta] = 100.46[degrees], and [lambda] = 89.64[degrees], as reported by Lee and Guggenheim [25].
The XRD pattern obtained for as-synthesized powders coincides with JCPDS file 80-0757, which is for triclinic ammonium molybdenum oxide [(N[H.sub.4]).sub.2]([Mo.sub.4][O.sub.13]).