orthopinacoid definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two airplanes inside monoclinic system that are parallel into the straight and orthodiagonal axes.
    • A name directed at the 2 planes in the monoclinic system which are parallel towards the straight and orthodiagonal axes.
    • In crystallography, an airplane of a monoclinic crystal which is parallel into the straight axis and lateral axis perpendicular to it. See pinacoid.
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