noun \ˈkwā-ˌzī-ˌkris-təl, -sī-, ˈkwä-zē-, -sē-\

Definition of QUASICRYSTAL

:  a body of solid material that resembles a crystal in being composed of repeating structural units but that incorporates two or more unit cells into a quasiperiodic structure
qua·si·crys·tal·line \-ˈkris-tə-lən also -ˌlīn, -ˌlēn\ adjective

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