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A solid that does not have a repeating, regular three-dimensional arrangement of atoms, molecules, or ions.
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"shapeless," 1731, from Modern Latin amorphus, from Greek amorphos "without form, shapeless, deformed," from a- "without" (see a- (3)) + morphe "form" (see Morp [..]
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Without a defined crystalline shape. Opal is an example of an amorphous mineral.
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adj. Without determinate shape.
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term used to describe a solid which does not exhibit crystalline structure. While there may be local ordering of the atoms or molecules in an amorphous solid, no long-term ordering is present.Examples [..]
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Devoid of crystallinity. Most plastics are in the amorphous state at processing temperatures; many retain this state under normal conditions.
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Solids which have neither definite form nor structure.
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[adjective] Having no specific arrangement or organization. Amorphous solids are those that have no specific arrangement of atoms and usually melt over a broad temperature range and break unpredictably, producing fragments with irregular, often curved surfaces. Appears in modules:
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(adj) having no definite form or distinct shape(adj) lacking the system or structure characteristic of living bodies(adj) without real or apparent crystalline form
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An amorphous material is a solid. However its molecules are not oriented within a cristallin structure but are irregularly distributed like in a liquid. The material is solid because the molecules are frozen in their position. Very often with increasing temperature the molecules become more and more movable and, without having a precise melting poi [..]
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Without definite shape or structure, without crystalline structure.
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Non-crystalline.
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Illustrated Glossary of Organic Chemistry Amorphous: A substance that lacks long range (throughout the entire sample) crystalline structure. The glass (which is mostly SiO2) in this decorative duck sc [..]
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lacking a defined shape or structure
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having no definite shape or boundaries; a term applied to rocks and minerals that have no definite crystalline structure.
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Without form; applied to rocks and minerals which have no definite external crystalline structure.
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Without a crystalline shape.
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The adjective amorphous, when applied to gemstones and gem materials, means a substance lacking crystalline structure. Amber and glass are examples of amorphous materials.
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Literally “without form”; describes minerals that lack definite crystal structure. Example: Obsidian, a high-silica, non-crystalline, natural volcanic glass.
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Without crystalline structure or definite shape e.g. glass, amber, precious opal.
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<cell biology> Having an irregular or undefined shape or structure. (05 Feb 1998)
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admitting a wide variety of shapes; often used as an adjective for a one-diamond opening that might be based on a balanced hand with only two or three diamonds, or for one that might be based on short [..]
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Materials such as glass, which have no regular repeating crystalline structure. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook
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Without crystallization in the ultimate texture of a solid substance. Used to describe the material structure in the tripped state of a Multifuse® device.
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quality of solid materials which do not have regular spatial arrangement of atoms in a long distance (e.g. glass)
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Having no defined shape or form such as free form sculpture.
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A solid not having a repetitive three-dimensional pattern of atoms.
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Amorphous material contains atoms in an irregular shape rather than an ordered structure. An amorphous state is generated via rapid heating or cooling. The opposite of an amorphous structure is a crys [..]
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