Anhydrous vs Amorphous - What's the difference?

anhydrous | amorphous |


As adjectives the difference between anhydrous and amorphous

is that anhydrous is having little or no water while amorphous is lacking a definite form or clear shape.

anhydrous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • having little or no water
  • # (chemistry) having no water of crystallization
  • amorphous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • lacking a definite form or clear shape
  • ''The enormous pile of spaghetti landed on the floor in an amorphous heap.
  • being without definite character or nature
  • lacking organization or unity
  • (physics) in the non-crystalline solid state of a typically crystalline solid.
  • (set theory, of a set) infinite and not the disjoint union of two infinite subsets
  • Derived terms

    * amorphism * amorphously

    Synonyms

    * formless * shapeless