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ortho- +‎ diagonal


orthodiagonal (plural orthodiagonals)

  1. (crystallography) The diagonal or lateral axis in a monoclinic crystal which is at right angles with the vertical axis.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for orthodiagonal in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)