- (of a surface) having principal curvatures of similar sign at a given point.
Origin of synclastic
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- maths (of a surface) having a curvature at a given point and in a particular direction that is of the same sign as the curvature at that point in perpendicular directionCompare anticlastic
Word Origin for synclastic
C19: from syn- (alike) + Greek klastos bent, from klan to bend