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amorphous
Without form, referring to rock or other substance lacking observable texture.
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Presenting no definite form; being shapeless or formless. (2)
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amorphous semiconductor
A non-crystalline semiconductor material that has no long-range order.
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amorphous silicon
1. A thin-film, silicon photovoltaic cell having no crystalline structure.

Manufactured by depositing layers of doped silicon on a substrate.

2. An alloy of silica and hydrogen with a disordered, noncrystalline internal atomic arrangement.

It can be deposited in thin-film layers by a number of deposition methods to produce photovoltaic cells on glass, metal, or plastic substrates.

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hydrogenated amorphous silicon
Amorphous silicon with a small amount of incorporated hydrogen.

The hydrogen neutralizes dangling bonds in the amorphous silicon, allowing charge carriers to flow more freely.

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Word Entries at Word Info: “amorphous
amorphous (adjective), more amorphous, most amorphous
1. Having no definite form; shapeless, formless: Lying on his back in the grassy field, Brendan could watch the amorphous clouds float overhead.
2. Not belonging to a particular type or pattern: Toby's amorphous commitment to regularly paid employment was difficult to understand.
3. Of no particular kind or character; indeterminate; having no pattern or structure; unorganized: Kari has an amorphous style of writing; as well as, an amorphous personality.
4. In petrology, a mineral occurring in a mass, as without stratification, form, or crystalline structure: The amorphous layer of sand was mixed with an unidentified hard substance which made drilling for natural gas difficult.
Shapeless, having no definite form.
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Without a proper shape or figure.
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