liquid crystal

noun

Definition of liquid crystal

  1. :  an organic liquid whose physical properties resemble those of a crystal in the formation of loosely ordered molecular arrays similar to a regular crystalline lattice and the anisotropic refraction of light

1891

First Known Use of liquid crystal

1891


Medical Dictionary

liquid crystal

noun

Medical Definition of liquid crystal

  1. :  an organic liquid whose physical properties resemble those of a crystal in the formation of loosely ordered molecular arrays similar to a regular crystalline lattice and the anisotropic refraction of light


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