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  • Substance formed through molecular assembly of a singular metallic alloy to orient the internal grain into long polymer-like chains
    • Presumptive per name
    • Resulting structure provides much greater durability against forces parallel to the chains, and greater flexibility against other forces (TNG: "The Chase")
      • However, given grain alignment, fractures in the material can propagate much further than otherwise (TOS Novel: Ex Machina)
        • Generally useful only at smaller scales or individual components as a result
          • Presumptive given general lack of usage
    • Starfleet hull panels are constructed of polyalloy, each rotated orthogonally to its neighbors to limit damage propagation (TOS Novel: Ex Machina)
      • Not referenced by name, but description of panels is essentially identical
    • Sometimes used in high-speed interstellar probes to reduce acceleration/deceleration material stress (VOY: "Dreadnought")