Mention on what basis are crystalline solids different from amorphous solids

 

Crystalline solid Amorphous solid
1. They have a definite shape 1. They do not have a definite shape
 2. These are anisotropic in nature 2. These are isotropic in nature
3. The solids are unsymmetrical 3. The solids are symmetrical.
4. These solids have a sharp melting point. 4. These solids do not have a particular melting point
5. These solids are rigid 5. These solids are not rigid
5.Example: Copper. 6.Example: polyvinyl chloride

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