adjective Date: 1918 1. consisting of crystals variously oriented 2. composed of more than one crystal • polycrystal noun

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  • Polycrystalline — Polycrystalline. См. Поликристаллический. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • polycrystalline — /pol ee kris tl in, uyn , een /, adj. 1. (of a rock or metal) composed of aggregates of individual crystals. 2. having or consisting of crystals that are variously oriented. [1920 25; POLY + CRYSTALLINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • polycrystalline — adjective Composed of an aggregate of very small crystals in random orientations See Also: polycrystal …   Wiktionary

  • polycrystalline — adj. comprised of two or more crystals; comprised of many crystals with different orientations …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Polycrystalline —   A semiconductor (photovoltaic) material composed of variously oriented, small, individual crystals …   Energy terms

  • polycrystalline —   See Multicrystalline.   Solar Electric Glossary …   Energy terms

  • polycrystalline — adjective consisting of many randomly oriented crystalline parts …   English new terms dictionary

  • polycrystalline — poly·crystalline …   English syllables

  • polycrystalline — adj. (of a solid substance) consisting of many crystalline parts at various orientations, e.g. a metal casting …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polycrystalline silicon — Polycrystalline silicon, also called polysilicon, is a material consisting of small silicon crystals. It differs from single crystal silicon, used for electronics and solar cells, and from amorphous silicon, used for thin film devices and solar… …   Wikipedia

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