[ kwey-zahy-kris-tl, kwey-sahy‐, kwah-see‐, ‐zee‐ ]

  1. a form of solid matter whose atoms are arranged like those of a crystal but assume patterns that do not exactly repeat themselves.

Origin of quasicrystal

First recorded in 1985–90

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