Definition of crystallinity in US English:

crystallinity

noun

  • See crystalline

    • ‘Testing can be conducted to ascertain melting point, degree of crystallinity, and glass-transition temperature, or for component quantification.’
    • ‘The intermediate layer provides an improvement to the crystallinity of the ferroelectric layer which results in enhanced performance to the transistor, for example the turn-on voltage.’
    • ‘The process controls the size, shape and crystallinity of particles - improving the effectiveness of products from inhalants to water-insoluble drugs.’
    • ‘Close to this point, an amorphous critical nucleus would consist in the disordered aggregation of a few molecules, and the crystallinity would appear later during the growth process.’
    • ‘Upon compression, a cholesterol film transforms from a monolayer of trigonal symmetry and low crystallinity to a trilayer, composed of a highly crystalline bilayer in a rectangular lattice and a disordered top cholesterol layer.’

Pronunciation

crystallinity

/ˌkristlˈinitē/