Translation of amorphous in Spanish:

amorphous

Pronunciation: /əˈmɔːrfəs; əˈmɔːfəs/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [mass/style] amorfo
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    • Stretched along the umbrella's base, a large, pale gray, amorphous shape could be a shadow, a sack or a lifeless body.
    • Elsewhere, amorphous biological shapes remind you of transplant organs on life-support machines, or the literal ‘test-tube’ babies.
    • Her third work, a video performance, depicts him performing as an old man, whittling an amorphous shape.
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    • While this gives much-needed structure to the seemingly amorphous mass that was the British empire, it does require some patience to keep aloft the various intellectual spheres juggled by the author.
    • Generally, when people describe systemic sexism, they refer to an amorphous, unspoken structure in the workplace and an old boys' club dominating the corporate world.
    • Some of my favorite albums in recent memory used exotic instruments, indecipherable lyrics, and amorphous structures to create a sublime aura of the unreal.
    1.2 [Geology/Geología] [rock/mineral] amorfo
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    • Consequently, the formerly crystalline solid becomes amorphous.
    • If the solution is cooled quickly, the molecules are frozen where they are, forming a glass-like amorphous solid.
    • Silica exists in several crystalline forms, in a large number of colloidal forms, and as an amorphous solid.

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