Amorphous vs Quinovin - What's the difference?

amorphous | quinovin |


As an adjective amorphous

is lacking a definite form or clear shape.

As a noun quinovin is

(chemistry|archaic) an amorphous bitter glucoside derived from cinchona and other barks.

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

    quinovin

    English

    Alternative forms

    * kinovin

    Noun

    (-)
  • (chemistry, archaic) An amorphous bitter glucoside derived from cinchona and other barks.