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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Classification of trabeculae into three-dimensional rodlike and platelike structures via local inertial anisotropy.
(2014), and Lareau and Clements (2016) have consistently highlighted poor beam correlation (CC < 0.6) and strong differential reflectivity ([Z.sub.DR] > 5) for the visible smoke regions of plumes, suggesting platelike targets consistent with debris.
Greene, "Continuum models for beam and platelike lattice structures," AIAA Journal, vol.
Stejskal, "Transformation of oligoaniline microspheres to platelike nitrogen-containing carbon," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol.
The formation of the faceted rhombohedral NaNb[O.sub.3] platelike microcrystals synthesized by a template-free hydrothermal method was suggested to be attributed to the difference in chemical reactivity between [Nb.sub.2][O.sub.5]-[H.sub.2]O and other polymorphisms of [Nb.sub.2][O.sub.5].
Tumor of the follicular infundibulum displaying platelike growth in the superficial dermis, with numerous connections to the overlying epidermis (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification X100).
(103,104) The crystal structure of the N-terminal CagA region predicts a square platelike shape with approximate dimensions of 110 x 80 x 55 [[Angstrom].sup.3], which comprises three discrete domains (Fig.
Guided wave inspection has been considered recently as an effective inspection technique for such large platelike structures.
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.
Zhang, "Preparation and photocatalytic properties of platelike NaNb[O.sub.3] based photocatalysts," Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, vol.