(of a surface) having principal curvatures of similar sign at a given point.
- Compare anticlastic.
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British Dictionary definitions for synclastic
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 direction: Compare anticlastic
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