Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That diagonal or lateral axis in a monoclinic crystal which makes an oblique angle with the vertical axis.
  • adj. Pertaining to, or in the direction of, such a diagonal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That diagonal or lateral axis in a monoclinic crystal which makes an oblique angle with the vertical axis. See crystallization.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In crystallography, that diagonal or lateral axis in monoclinic crystals which forms an oblique angle with the vertical axis. Also called clino-axis.
  • Pertaining to or in the direction of the clinodiagonal.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek to incline + English diagonal. (Wiktionary)

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