anticlastic

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From Ancient Greek ἀντί ‎(antí, opposite) + κλαστός ‎(klastós, broken in pieces) +‎ -ic.

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anticlastic

  1. (of a surface) curved in opposite ways in two directions; saddle-shaped
  2. (mathematics) of a surface whose Gaussian curvature is negative at all points

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