noncrystalline


noncrystalline
the solid state wherein there is no long-range atomic order; sometimes the terms amorphous, glassy, and vitreous are used synonymously.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • noncrystalline — non·crystalline …   English syllables

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  • amorphous solid — ▪ physics Introduction       any noncrystalline solid in which the atoms and molecules are not organized in a definite lattice pattern. Such solids include glass, plastic, and gel.       Solids and liquids (liquid) are both forms of condensed… …   Universalium


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