anhedral /anˈhiːdr(ə)l/

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I. adjective


[Crystallography] (of a crystal) having no plane faces.
II. noun [ mass noun]

1.
[Aeronautics] downward inclination of an aircraft’s wing.

Compare with dihedral.
– origin late 19th cent. (as an adjective): from an-1 ‘not’ + -hedral (see -hedron).

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