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a•mor•phous



Pronunciation: (u-môr'fus), [key]
adj.
1. lacking definite form; having no specific shape; formless: the amorphous clouds.
2. of no particular kind or character; indeterminate; having no pattern or structure; unorganized: an amorphous style; an amorphous personality.
3. Petrog., Mineral.occurring in a mass, as without stratification or crystalline structure.
4. Chem.not crystalline.
5. Biol.having structural components that are not clearly differentiated, as the nuclear material in certain bacteria.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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