Definitions for crystallineˈkrɪs tl ɪn, -ˌaɪn, -ˌin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crystalline(adj)

    consisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals

    "granite is crystalline"

  2. crystalline(adj)

    distinctly or sharply outlined

    "crystalline sharpness of outline"- John Buchan

  3. crystalline, crystal clear, limpid, lucid, pellucid, transparent(adj)

    transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

    "the cold crystalline water of melted snow"; "crystal clear skies"; "could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool"; "lucid air"; "a pellucid brook"; "transparent crystal"

Wiktionary

  1. crystalline(Adjective)

    of, relating to, or composed of crystals

  2. crystalline(Adjective)

    having a regular three-dimensional molecular structure

  3. crystalline(Adjective)

    resembling crystal in being clear and transparent

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crystalline(adj)

    consisting, or made, of crystal

  2. Crystalline(adj)

    formed by crystallization; like crystal in texture

  3. Crystalline(adj)

    imperfectly crystallized; as, granite is only crystalline, while quartz crystal is perfectly crystallized

  4. Crystalline(adj)

    fig.: Resembling crystal; pure; transparent; pellucid

  5. Crystalline(noun)

    a crystalline substance

  6. Crystalline(noun)

    see Aniline

  7. Origin: [L. crystallinus, from Gr. : cf. F. cristallin. See Crystal.]


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