Ancient Greek to incline + English diagonal.
clinodiagonal (plural clinodiagonals)
- (crystallography) That diagonal or lateral axis in a monoclinic crystal which makes an oblique angle with the vertical axis.
clinodiagonal (not comparable)
- Pertaining to, or in the direction of, such a diagonal.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.