Definition of Amorphism

1. n. A state of being amorphous; esp. a state of being without crystallization even in the minutest particles, as in glass, opal, etc.



Definition of Amorphism

1. Noun. amorphous quality ¹

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Definition of Amorphism

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Medical Definition of Amorphism

1. A state of being amorphous; especially. A state of being without crystallization even in the minutest particles, as in glass, opal, etc. There are stony substances which, when fused, may cool as glass or as stone; the glass state is spoken of as a state of amorphism. See: Amorphous. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amorphism

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amorphism (current term)
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Literary usage of Amorphism

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1. The Spirit of Russia: Studies in History, Literature and Philosophy by Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1919)
"Bakunin continues to cling to the Hegelian dialectical formulation, and writes : " Statehood (centralisation) is the thesis, anarchy or amorphism is the ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1853)
"On Crystallisation and amorphism; by Prof. FML Frankenheim.—(I. f. pr. ... Frankenheim reviews the subject of crystalline structure and amorphism at ..."

3. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"What can Cause amorphism?—Starting from these facts, (1) that rapid cooling lowers the transformation to a temperature at which iron if made amorphous could ..."

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