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semicrystalline

Definitions

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  • adj. Partially crystalline (and partially amorphous)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Half crystalline; -- said of certain cruptive rocks composed partly of crystalline, partly of amorphous matter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Half or imperfectly crystallized.

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Examples

  • In 1990, they were only 35 percent of the total world market, with amorphous silicon at 31 percent and semicrystalline silicon at 33 percent.

    4 Photovoltaics

  • Oleandrin is yellow, semicrystalline, soluble in water, alcohol, ether, chloroform and olive oil; fusible at 70-75° and changing to a greenish oil.

    The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines

  • The team has determined that temperature can play a decisive role in determining which of two competing processes-called crystallization and dewetting-will "take the lead" when a semicrystalline polymer film hardens, thereby granting qualitatively different properties to the finished film.

    Nano Tech Wire

  • In addition, the semicrystalline nature of the new materials allows them to be reversibly switched from reflective to nonreflective states by heating and cooling.

    Chemical & Engineering News: Latest News

  • When melted and compressed into films, the distinct polymeric segments self-assemble into a layered pattern of "hard" semicrystalline and "soft" amorphous phases, Hustad explains.

    Chemical & Engineering News: Latest News

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