[ kuh-les-ter-ik, koh-luh-ster-ik ]

adjectiveChemistry, Physics.
  1. 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.

Origin of cholesteric


Words Nearby cholesteric Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023