Meaning of NEMATIC in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ni-ˈma-tik ]


Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary nemat- + -ic (I)

Date: 1923

: of, relating to, or being the phase of a liquid crystal characterized by arrangement of the long axes of the molecules in parallel lines but not layers — compare cholesteric , smectic

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