Definition of Crystals. Meaning of Crystals. Synonyms of Crystals
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Definition of Crystals
CrystalCrystal Crys"tal (kr?s"tal), n. [OE. cristal, F. cristal, L.
crystallum crystal, ice, fr. Gr. ????, fr. ???? icy cold,
frost; cf. AS. crystalla, fr. L. crystallum; prob. akin to E.
crust. See Crust, Raw.]
1. (Chem. & Min.) The regular form which a substance tends to
assume in solidifying, through the inherent power of
cohesive attraction. It is bounded by plane surfaces,
symmetrically arranged, and each species of crystal has
fixed axial ratios. See Crystallization.
2. The material of quartz, in crystallization transparent or
nearly so, and either colorless or slightly tinged with
gray, or the like; -- called also rock crystal.
Ornamental vessels are made of it. Cf. Smoky quartz,
Pebble; also Brazilian pebble, under Brazilian.
3. A species of glass, more perfect in its composition and
manufacture than common glass, and often cut into
ornamental forms. See Flint glass.
4. The glass over the dial of a watch case.
5. Anything resembling crystal, as clear water, etc.
The blue crystal of the seas. --Byron.
Blood crystal. See under Blood.
Compound crystal. See under Compound.
Iceland crystal, a transparent variety of calcite, or
crystallized calcium carbonate, brought from Iceland, and
used in certain optical instruments, as the polariscope.
Rock crystal, or Mountain crystal, any transparent
crystal of quartz, particularly of limpid or colorless
Crystal Crys"tal, a.
Consisting of, or like, crystal; clear; transparent; lucid;
Through crystal walls each little mote will peep.
By crystal streams that murmur through the meads.
The crystal pellets at the touch congeal, And from the
ground rebounds the ratting hail. --H. Brooks.
Meaning of Crystals from wikipedia
- the name, lead crystal
gl****, and related products
are not crystals
, but rather types
of gl****, i.e. amorphous
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- Ice crystals
ice exhibiting atomic ordering
on various length scales
and include hexagonal
plates, dendritic crystals
- and inside
of cheese. Cheese crystals
of many long-aged hard cheeses. Hard cheeses where cheese crystals
- contains giant selenite crystals
(gypsum, CaSO4 • 2H2O), some of the largest natural crystals
ever found. The cave's largest crystal found
to date is 12 m...
- dimension—now called photonic crystals
. Photonic crystals
can be fabricated
for one, two, or three
dimensions. One-dimensional photonic crystals
can be made of layers...
are interfaces where crystals
of different orientations
meet. A grain boundary
is a single-phase interface, with crystals
on each side of the boundary...
- Charcot–Leyden crystals
are microscopic crystals composed
of eosinophil protein
who have allergic diseases
such as asthma...
- practitioner places crystals
on different parts
of the body, often corresponding
to chakras; or else the practitioner places crystals around
the body in...
- Liquid crystals
(LCs) are a state
of matter which
has properties between those
of conventional liquids
of solid crystals
. For instance, a liquid...
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