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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
Any material with a noncrystalline structure. All liquids are amorphous. Some solids, such as [[glass|glass]], [[wood|wood]], [[plastic|plastic]], and [[rubber%2C%20natural|rubber]] can be amorphous.
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Any material with a noncrystalline structure. All liquids are amorphous. Some solids, such as [[glass|glass]], [[wood|wood]], [[plastic|plastic]], and [[rubber|rubber]] can be amorphous.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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amorfní látka (Ces.); amorf (Dan, Ned., Sven.); amorphes Material  (Deut.); amorphe (Fr.); cialo amorficzne (Pol.); amorfo (Port.); (Sven.);
 
amorfní látka (Ces.); amorf (Dan, Ned., Sven.); amorphes Material  (Deut.); amorphe (Fr.); cialo amorficzne (Pol.); amorfo (Port.); (Sven.);
  
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
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== Resources and Citations ==
  
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971
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* Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, ''Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology'', U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
 
* Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, ''Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology'', U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
  
* Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, at http://www.wikipedia.com  Comment: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amorphous (Accessed Mar. 20, 2006) -for non-English terms
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* Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amorphous (Accessed Mar. 20, 2006) -for non-English terms
  
 
* Random House, ''Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language'', Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
 
* Random House, ''Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language'', Grammercy Book, New York, 1997

Latest revision as of 18:22, 4 August 2020

Description

Any material with a noncrystalline structure. All liquids are amorphous. Some solids, such as Glass, Wood, Plastic, and Rubber can be amorphous.

Synonyms and Related Terms

amorfní látka (Ces.); amorf (Dan, Ned., Sven.); amorphes Material (Deut.); amorphe (Fr.); cialo amorficzne (Pol.); amorfo (Port.); (Sven.);

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Walter C. McCrone, John Gustave Delly, The Particle Atlas, W. McCrone Associates, Chicago, IV, 1972
  • Mary-Lou Florian, Dale Paul Kronkright, Ruth E. Norton, The Conservation of Artifacts Made from Plant Materials, The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, 1990
  • Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998