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Related to triclinic: Monoclinic crystal system
Having three unequal axes intersecting at oblique angles. Used of certain crystals.
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(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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noting or pertaining to a crystal system with unequal axes that intersect at oblique angles.
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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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|Adj.||1.||triclinic - 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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