[mwahr, mawr, mohr] /mwɑr, mɔr, moʊr/
any moiré fabric.
[mwah-rey, mawr-ey, mohr-ey; French mwa-rey] /mwɑˈreɪ, ˈmɔr eɪ, ˈmoʊr eɪ; French mwaˈreɪ/
(of silks and other fabrics) presenting a watery or wavelike appearance.
a design pressed on silk, rayon, etc., by engraved rollers.
any silk, rayon, etc., fabric with a watery or wavelike appearance.
Printing. an interference pattern of dots appearing in the print of process color.
a fabric, usually silk, having a watered effect
having a watered or wavelike pattern
such a pattern, impressed on fabrics by means of engraved rollers
any fabric having such a pattern; moire
Also moiré pattern. a pattern seen when two geometrical patterns, such as grids, are visually superimposed
“watered silk,” 1650s, from French moire (17c.); see mohair. As an adjective, moiré “having the appearance of watered silk,” it is attested from 1823.
noun 1. the study of disease or injury at the molecular or cellular level. 2. medical tests or treatments for such diseases or injuries.
- Molecular movement
molecular movement n. See Brownian movement.
noun, Physics, Chemistry. 1. See under (def 2a). [awr-bi-tl] /ˈɔr bɪ tl/ adjective 1. of or relating to an . noun 2. Physics, Chemistry. /ˈɔːbɪtəl/ adjective 1. of or denoting an orbit 2. (of a motorway or major road circuit) circling a large city noun 3. a region surrounding an atomic nucleus in which the […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a compound with molecule-size pores, as some sodium aluminum silicates, that chemically locks molecules in them: used in purification and separation processes. noun 1. (chem) a material that can absorb large amounts of certain compounds while not absorbing others and is thus suitable for use in separating mixtures