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having no distinct shape

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having no definite form or distinct shape

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lacking the system or structure characteristic of living bodies

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without real or apparent crystalline form

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Therefore, with decreasing the cooling rate from 2,000 to 100 K/s, the amount of amorphously solidified chain segments decreases and the amount of the [gamma]'-form increases.
Amorphously shaped oxide films were observed on the Ti[O.sub.2] (Figures 5(a) and 5(b)) and after (Figures 5(c) and 5(d)) Cu/N codoping on Ti[O.sub.2] films.
Rosler defines the art world as the "large and amorphously bounded group of people who have some understanding of the frames or universes of discourse with which to understand works of art, including the capacity to understand irony and a certain degree of either overstatement or understatement and still know how to place their meaning within broader conversations of meaning."
Devoid of the various happenings that 'create intervals in social life' (Leach 1968: 135), their time stretches out amorphously, endlessly.
Registering the effect of sunlight hitting the blossoms, the paintings are a sort of tachistic patchwork of quietly lyrical, atmospheric hues, sometimes amorphously spreading, sometimes striking and concentrated, like the red patches that suddenly appear as spontaneous accents in Untitled, 1999.
But more than this, as will be illustrated later in this discussion, the journey turns out to be amorphously hazardous and unable to utilize the Sahara Desert as a means to an expected end.
At the same time, I will engage with feminist theories on women in combat to fill a blind spot in Gardiner's account--how Gibson's amorphously gendered Satan contains a power to nullify the purpose of the divine warrior-son's sacrifice which the film never quite overcomes.
The goals of the healthcare town halls were somewhat simplistically or amorphously defined-did government representatives seek to persuade members of the public to support whatever plans were in the offing at the time (May through September 2009), or were officials really open to hearing about new ideas and amendments to various proposed bills?
Underpinning the latter, is the notion that national-security relevant information is not amorphously loose standing.
So there is support for the proposition that the CWA is amorphously
Four days after President Kennedy spoke at Yale, the first convention of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) adopted the "Port Huron Statement." It showed that the idealism JFK invoked amorphously would not compliantly accede to the pragmatism he endorsed more specifically.
Karrubi said it is therefore essential for the leadership to reside amorphously with "the people" because any real organizer will swiftly be taken down by the government.
That fact suggests that considerable skepticism is warranted toward the claim that something amorphously called "originalism" is uniquely consistent with law and democracy because of its ability to produce a single, objective, unchanging constitutional meaning.
It pains Nicolas to leave his parents behind yet the pull of distance is great even though the quest objectives seem amorphously uncertain.
Then there were those settlements which failed to find a centralising point and sprawled amorphously.