smectic

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

smectic (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry, physics) Describing a class of liquid crystals whose molecules are aligned in layers, with the molecules lying perpendicular to the plane of the layers

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Derived termsEdit

  • smectic phase

See alsoEdit

NounEdit

smectic (plural smectics)

  1. Such a liquid crystal
Last modified on 22 February 2014, at 02:43