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polycrystalline

Definitions

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  • adjective Composed of an aggregate of very small crystals in random orientations

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  • adjective composed of aggregates of crystals

Etymologies

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poly- +‎ crystalline

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  • Further clues might come now that scientists have grown the first single crystals of rare-earth iron arsenides, which are much purer than the polycrystalline materials synthesised so far.

    New Scientist, 16 August 2008

    August 23, 2008