microstructure

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Microstructure of a ZnO layer.

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micro- +‎ structure

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microstructure (uncountable)

  1. The fine structure of a material or tissue as revealed by microscopy.
  2. (metallurgy) The fine structure of a pure metal or alloy, as revealed by magnifications of 25X or greater.
  3. (meteorology, oceanography) Fine-scale structure in such variables as temperature, salinity, velocity, etc.

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