Meaning of NEMATIC in English


nə̇ˈmad.ik adjective

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary nemat- + -ic

: 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 2, smectic

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.