amorphous shape

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Noun1.amorphous shape - an ill-defined or arbitrary shapeamorphous shape - an ill-defined or arbitrary shape  
shape, form - the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape"
shapelessness - an amorphous or indefinite shape; "a shapeless mass"
blob - an indistinct shapeless form
space - an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things); "the architect left space in front of the building"; "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"; "the space between his teeth"
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"If it's too large, the water keeps its amorphous shape. But at about 8 angstroms, the nanotubes' van der Waals force starts to push water molecules into organized square shapes."
THE CHALLENGE: "The pool was this weird, amorphous shape with brick edging; kind of clunky and without good form," says Young.
"The novel is similar in design and tone to what Salter has always offered: a plaintive, impressionistic look at how we live in time, how little we ever understand about the amorphous shape of our own lives.
Anthony Browne, Children's Laureate, began proceedings with a flipchart and pen, a willing volunteer and an amorphous shape on the paper--the Shape Game.
It sits there, wobbly perhaps, but maintaining its amorphous shape. But once a knife is used to apply a little shearing force, the condiment becomes more liquid, spreading easily to the four corners of what is sure to be the top or bottom of a turkey sandwich.
When such is the case, the beam projected will be highly diffused and of amorphous shape, indicating that it's being bounced off the side of the bore.
Pick five numbers from the sequence, five colors, and five shapes such as a square, a triangle, a rectangle, a circle, and an amorphous shape (self generated).
And so it is with Anatsui, whose works in this show ran from the dense, compact 3 by 5, 2012, a flat, abstract, red-and-gold curtain speckled with little patches of pattern at its outer edges, to They Finally Broke the Pot of Wisdom, 2011, a twenty-three-foot-wide silver sheet, hanging in loose folds, with at its center an amorphous shape that might perhaps be the pot of the title.
Cityscape, as it's called, is an amorphous shape 40m long, 25m wide, 18m high.
1995, an amorphous shape hangs precariously from a wire above a small, brightly painted stage populated by a cone, a rectangle, and other forms--each appears as fully present only in relation to the others and to the space they define.
Computers were needed to generate the amorphous shape of Selfridges, but its construction is dull and the discs (which have no function) are applied in the crudest fashion like giant drawing pins, offering multiple birds' nest sites and causing questions about their thermal behaviour.