Orthopinacoid Or`tho*pin"a*coid, n. [Ortho- + pinacoid.] (Crystallog.) A name given to the two planes in the monoclinic system which are parallel to the vertical and orthodiagonal axes. [1913 Webster]

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  • orthopinacoid — or·tho·pinacoid …   English syllables

  • orthopinacoid — |ȯ(r)thə+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary orth + pinacoid : a pinacoid whose planes are parallel to the ortho and vertical axes in a monoclinic crystal …   Useful english dictionary

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