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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The paper said: "While the subject is one on which there can obviously be some divergence of opinion, the general feeling, not only in Stirling but all over the country shows a marked disinclination to associate a lasting tribute to brave men with anything that savours of taking advantage of their memory to secure funds for the erection of a work of public utility."
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