platelike


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platelike

(ˈpleɪtˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a plate
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Adj.1.platelike - as the hard flattened scales of e.g. sharks
planar, two-dimensional - involving two dimensions
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This genus comprises flattened, free-living, platelike, more or less rectangular colonies that have one layer of cells, arranged loosely or densely in perpendicular rows and enveloped by fine, colorless, usually indistinct mucilage.
Likewise, nanoscale particles, especially layered silicates, can effectively augment the barrier property of a polymer by increasing path tortuosity when suitably dispersed in a polymer matrix [10-14], as their small platelike structure is of very high aspect ratio.
The monster frog, Beelzebufo ampinga, lived during the Cretaceous Period in what is now Africa, and sported spiky flanges protruding from the back of its skull and platelike armour down its back, almost like a turtle shell, CBS News reported.
6-7] is another viable option and would be the preferred form of microscopy for platelike materials or those that tend to orient themselves on surfaces with their minimal dimension oriented upward.
Scientists have known for more than 75 years that, at conditions typically found in snowflake-producing clouds, ice crystals follow a standard pattern of growth: near -2[degrees]C, they grow into thin, platelike forms; near -5[degrees], they create slender columns and needles; near -15[degrees], they become really thin plates; and at below -30[degrees], they are back to columns.
7, 10); frons and clypeus strongly bicompressed, platelike, with hatchetlike appearance (Figs.
A macroscopically homogeneous system of platelike structures can only be obtained as a dilated random hyperplane system.
M-typed hexaferrite exhibits a excellent magnetic property, a relatively high magnetocrystalline anisotropy field and platelike morphology.
He noted that gonioapparent materials usually contain flat platelike particles, and show changes in lightness, hue, and/or saturation with changes in illumination and/or viewing angle.
Platelike trabecular architecture was preserved in patients who received hormone therapy.
It occurs when the ligaments that surround the platelike cushions between the vertebrae in the spine begin to weaken.