Amorphousness



lacking definite form; having no specific shape; formless:
the amorphous clouds.
of no particular kind or character; indeterminate; having no pattern or structure; unorganized:
an amorphous style; an amorphous personality.
Petrography, Mineralogy. occurring in a mass, as without stratification or crystalline structure.
Chemistry. not crystalline.
Biology. having structural components that are not clearly differentiated, as the nuclear material in certain bacteria.
adjective
lacking a definite shape; formless
of no recognizable character or type
(of chemicals, rocks, etc) not having a crystalline structure
adjective

See amorphic
adj.

“shapeless,” 1731, from Modern Latin amorphus, from Greek amorphos “without form, shapeless, deformed,” from a- “without” (see a- (3)) + morphe “form” (see Morpheus). Related: Amorphously; amorphousness.

amorphous a·mor·phous (ə-môr’fəs)
adj.

Lacking definite form; shapeless.

Lacking organization; formless.

Lacking distinct crystalline structure.

amorphous
(ə-môr’fəs)

Not made of crystals. Glass, amber, and plastics are amorphous substances.

Lacking definite form or shape.

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