What does crystalline mean?

Definitions for crystalline
ˈkrɪs tl ɪn, -ˌaɪn, -ˌincrys·talline

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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

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

  2. Crystalline(adj)

    formed by crystallization; like crystal in texture

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

  3. Crystalline(adj)

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

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

  4. Crystalline(adj)

    fig.: Resembling crystal; pure; transparent; pellucid

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

  5. Crystalline(noun)

    a crystalline substance

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

  6. Crystalline(noun)

    see Aniline

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

Editors Contribution

  1. crystalline

    Of or relating to crystal.

    The crystalline surface was beautiful in the sunlight.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 18, 2020  

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Entomology

  1. Crystalline

    transparent, like crystal.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crystalline in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crystalline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of crystalline in a Sentence

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    The (thin-film) technology may have some market potential but I don't expect it to replace crystalline silicon as the mainstay in the industry any time soon.

Images & Illustrations of crystalline

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