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Meaning of AMORPHISM

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*mor"phism\, n. [See {Amorphous}.]
A state of being amorphous; esp. a state of being without
crystallization even in the minutest particles, as in glass,
opal, etc.

Note: There are stony substances which, when fused, may cool
      as glass or as stone; the glass state is spoken of as a
      state of amorphism.

 

 

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