amorphous

  1. tidak mempunyai bentuk tertentu; tanpa bentuk.
  2. tidak memiliki orientasi atom yang spesifik.
  3. dalam farmasi, tidak menghablur.
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
amorphous (adjective)
1.
a) having no form - definite shapeless an amorphous cloud mass
b) being without definite character or - nature unclassifiable an amorphous segment of society
c) lacking organization or unity - an amorphous style of writing
2.
having no real or apparent form - crystalline an amorphous mineral
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
amorphous (adjective)
having no definite or recognizable form
SYNONYMS:
amorphous, shapeless, unformed, unshaped, unstructured
RELATED WORDS:
characterless, featureless, nondescript; chaotic, disorganized, incoherent, systemless, unordered, unorganized; dim, fuzzy, hazy, inchoate, indefinite, indeterminate, indistinct, indistinguishable, murky, nebulous, obscure, unclear, undefined, undetermined, vague
NEAR ANTONYMS:
coherent, ordered, orderly, organized; clear, decided, definite, distinct
formed, shaped, shapen, structured
amorphous (Wikipedia)
"Amorphous" redirects here. For amorphousness in computational systems, see amorphous computing. For amorphousness in science fiction, see amorphous creature. For amorphousness in set theory, see amorphous set.
Question dropshade.png Unsolved problem in physics:
What is the nature of the glass transition between a fluid or regular solid and a glassy phase? What are the physical processes giving rise to the general properties of glasses?
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In condensed matter physics and materials science, an amorphous (from the Greek a, without, morphé, shape, form) or non-crystalline solid is a solid that lacks the long-range order that is characteristic of a crystal. In some older books, the term has been used synonymously with glass. Nowadays, "glassy solid" or "amorphous solid" is considered to be the overarching concept, and glass the more special case: A glass is an amorphous solid that exhibits a glass transition. Polymers are often amorphous. Other types of amorphous solids include gels, thin films, and nanostructured materials such as glass.

Amorphous metals have low toughness, but high strength

Amorphous materials have an internal structure made of interconnected structural blocks. Whether a material is liquid or solid depends primarily on the connectivity between its elementary building blocks so that solids are characterized by a high degree of connectivity whereas structural blocks in fluids have lower connectivity (see figure on amorphous material states).

States of crystalline and amorphous materials as a function of connectivity