A stone thrown down it is heard to strike two or three times, and finally splash in the liquid crystal.
Upon the side, That clos'd our path, a liquid crystal fell From the steep rock, and through the sprays above Stream'd showering.
It may be poetical to talk of liquid crystal, but no crystal has the absolute perfection of the transparency of these streams.
We will drink the liquid crystal, sometimes out of the fountains, and sometimes from the purling brooks and swift-gliding streams.
And one entered, as into the liquid crystal of a source, a greenish limpidity, a sheet of silver reposing beneath reflected reeds.
The silver stories of the castle towered one above the other, and its walls and columns were all formed of liquid crystal.
|liquid crystal |
Any of various liquids in which molecules are regularly arrayed like a solid crystal along one or two dimensions, but are free in the other dimensions as with typical liquids. Liquid crystals often display unusual and often manipulable optical properties such as anisotropic scattering. See more at LCD.