"synclastic" Definition

  1. a. Curved toward the same side in all directions; -- said of surfaces which in all directions around any point bend away from a tangent plane toward the same side, as the surface of a sphere; -- opposed to anticlastic.

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Word Type: a.,
Words that start with "synclastic": 1
Words that end with "synclastic": 1
Words that contain "synclastic": 1
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