triclinic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj triclinic having three unequal crystal axes intersecting at oblique angles "triclinic system"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Triclinic (Crystallog) Having, or characterized by, three unequal axes intersecting at oblique angles. See the Note under crystallization.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • triclinic In crystallography, pertaining to the inclination of three intersecting axes to each other; specifically, appellative of a system of crystallization in which the three axes are unequal and their intersections oblique, as in the oblique rhomboidal prism. Also triclinohedric, triclinate, anorthic, asymmetric, tetartoprismatic. See cut 3 under rhombohedron.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Triclinic trī-klin′ik (min.) having three axes obliquely inclined to each other.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. tri-, + Gr. to incline
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. treis, three, klinein, to bend.

Usage

In literature:

Hexachlorethane is trimorphous, forming rhombic, triclinic and cubic crystals; the successive changes occur at about 44 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
It forms triclinic crystals which melt at 60 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
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In science:

ReS2 is a triclinic system but for the purposes of a direct comparison we have used hexagonal symmetry.
How does quantum confinement influence the electronic structure of transition metal sulfides TmS2
The structure of ReS2 studied here is of the same symmetry as all the other LTMDCs, even though the experimentally obtained material is triclinic.
How does quantum confinement influence the electronic structure of transition metal sulfides TmS2
Assembling and aligning such samples may take hours or even days of work in the neutron beam (triclinic crystals are the hardest to deal with).
Crystals for neutron scattering studies of quantum magnetism
In Gromacs there are some model boxes. That is triclinic, cubic, and octahedron. The second concept is group. This concept is used in Gromacs to show an action. Each group can only have a maximum number of 256 atoms, where each atom can only have six different groups.
Performance Analysis on Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Protein Using GROMACS
BiMnO3 is ferromagnetic with a triclinic structural distortion in its ground state, whereas the rare earth manganites are antiferromagnetic and either orthorhombic or hexagonal.
First Principles Investigation of Ferromagnetism and Ferroelectricity in Bismuth Manganite
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