ALL meanings of cholesteric

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  • adjective cholesteric resulting from the reaction of nitric acid and cholesterin and producing cholesterates 3
  • adjective cholesteric relating to a particular phase in the development of liquid crystals that is characterized by a particular parallel molecular arrangement 3
  • adjective cholesteric designating or of a kind of liquid crystal which is characterized by a screwlike structure and great optical activity 3
  • adjective cholesteric of or relating to a form of liquid crystal having molecules arranged in thick, regular layers, and displaying marked color effects, especially in polarized light. 1
  • noun cholesteric Any compound that forms such a liquid crystal. 0
  • adjective cholesteric (physics) Of or relating to the chiral nematic phase of some liquid crystals in which the molecules are arranged in parallel planes with adjacent planes rotated slightly. 0
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