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Meaning of AMORPHOUS

Pronunciation:  u'morfus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  without real or apparent crystalline form; "an amorphous mineral"; "amorphous structure"
  2. [adj]  lacking the system or structure characteristic of living bodies
  3. [adj]  having no definite form or distinct shape; "amorphous clouds of insects"; "an aggregate of formless particles"; "a shapeless mass of protoplasm"
 

AMORPHOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: formless, inorganic, noncrystalline, shapeless, uncrystallised, uncrystallized, unformed, unstructured
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*mor"phous\, a. [Gr. ?; 'a priv. + ? form.]
1. Having no determinate form; of irregular; shapeless.
   --Kirwan.

2. Without crystallization in the ultimate texture of a solid
   substance; uncrystallized.

3. Of no particular kind or character; anomalous.

         Scientific treatises . . . are not seldom rude and
         amorphous in style.                   --Hare.
   -- {A*mor"phous*ly}, adv. -- {A*mor"phous*ness}, n.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Having an irregular or undefined shape or structure.
 
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