liquid-crystal state

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.LT06854
A @[email protected] having long-range orientational order and either partial positional order or complete positional disorder.
Source:
PAC, 2002, 74, 493. (Definitions of basic terms relating to polymer liquid crystals (IUPAC Recommendations 2001)) on page 495 [Terms] [Paper]