disinclination


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disinclination

[dis‚in·klə′nā·shən]
(crystallography)
A type of crystal imperfection in which one part of the crystal is rotated and therefore displaced relative to the rest of the crystal; observed in liquid crystals and protein coats of viruses.
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While the streaming giant's execs have credited the sophistication of their extensive user data with helping inform everything from their content-acquisition strategies to audience-recommendation-engine algorithms, the company has also long held firm on its disinclination to publicize any measurement findings.
The excerpt describes Piscator's memory of the moments before his departure to serve in the military during World War I, and including an account of his poorly tailored uniform, which Patane interprets to reflect the director's disinclination to join his rank.
It is just hoped that the current disinclination to join with the rest of the region and reap the massive economic benefits is for the right reasons.
And these two are the only product categories where disinclination to buy from startups is higher than the inclination to buy from them.
The one unknown about the occasion could be the Goodison atmosphere, given any Evertonian's natural disinclination to do any favours for rivals Liverpool.
What of Pratt's famous disinclination to come out as a feminist and her work's undeniable "undercurrent of darker emotions"?
The party is unlikely to find the going easy due to likely resistance from vested interests and disinclination for change in the entrenched bureaucracy.
Fair enough but his disinclination to pitch up before the people who represent the people who pay his PS214,000–a–year salary might look a little high–handed and disrespectful.
The continued disinclination to spend points to household deleveraging.
She is, however, a Clinton, a surname that carries with it an instinct for power and a strong disinclination to give up.
We have a real crisis that demands real solutions, and Cameron, with his shallowness, his disinclination to think seriously, his laziness and his 'chillaxing', is manifestly not up to the job" - TV historian David Starkey.
We have a real crisis that demands real solutions, and Cameron, with his shallowness, his disinclination to think seriously, his laziness and his 'chillaxing', is manifestly not up to the job" TV historian David Starkey "Put a sock in it, fast" A message from Mayor of London Boris Johnson, below, to Olympic Games whingers "I am not saying the Olympic Games are bound to be a triumph, but I am heartily fed up with the mongers of misery who think they will be a rain-spattered orgy of mud, incompetence, striking bus drivers, disgruntled staff, angry Americans, corporate greed and empty stadiums" TV's Jeremy Clarkson "If you live long enough, hip-hop inevitably gives way to hip op" Actor Michael Simkins who is approaching 50 "I am definitely on the posh side of things.