crystal

1 Natural crystalline quartz also known as rock crystal, which is usually colourless and transparent. Carved crystal was highly prized during the renaissance period. In the 19th and 20th centuries it was used for cameos and seals and was also polished or faceted for jewellery. 2 Heavy, colourless, transparent lead glass made in imitation of hardsto …...

Crystal

A discrete solid where the atoms,ions or molecules are arranged in an ordered 3-dimensional structure. The regular structures have the ability to 'bend' or diffract beams of X-rays, and this aspect of crystallography is an extremely helpful tool in structure determination.

Crystal

Code-name for a half VGA reference design for Symbian OS.

Crystal

Usually a semi-precious gemstone thought to have specific qualities. For example, clear quartz can be used to focus energy; Black Onyx can be used for grounding, etc...

Crystal

[given name] Crystal əl is a common female given name. Other forms of Crystal include Kristal, Krystal, Kristle, Cristal, Krystle, and Kristol. It is a 19th century coinage, derived from crystal, a transparent quartz gemstone, usually colorless, that can be cut to reflect brilliant light, whose name comes from Ancient Greek κρύσταλ...
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CRYSTAL

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Crystal

[steamboat] The steamboat Crystal operated in the early 1900s as part of the Puget Sound Mosquito Fleet. ==Career== Crystal was a typical small steamer of the type that served small communities along Puget Sound. Crystal was built at Gig Harbor in 1904 for Miles Coffman. Crystal was propeller-driven, 45` long, and rated at 25 tons. Captain ...
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Crystal

A large number of objects that are all the same size and shape and are attracted to one another will tend to form repeating three-dimensional structures, instead of lying about randomly. A more complicated crystal will be formed if more than one kind of object is present. You are probably most familiar with crystals of simple covalent solids (like ...
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crystal

[n] - a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure 2. [n] - a rock formed by the solidification of a substance 3. [n] - a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices 4. [n] - glassware made of quartz 5. [n] - a protective cover that protects the face...
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Crystal

A rather modern term for the transparent cover over the dial of a watch (usually called simply ‘glass` until the late 19th century).   Plastic ‘crystals` began to appear soon after 1900 and are now often found as replacements on older watches. True rock crystal was sometimes used in very early watch
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Crystal

See Lead crystal
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Crystal

Lead glass of the English type,also fine table glass and decorative glass of all types.
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Crystal

A material in which the atoms are arranged in a definite geometric pattern. These arrangements have a direct effect on the physical properties of the material. These arrangements commonly take the form of cubes, rectangular solids, hexagonal solids.....etc. Most crystals contain defects that can strongly affect their optical and electrical properti...
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CRYSTAL

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crystal

A sample of a crystalline solid that has a regular shape bound by plane surfaces (facets) that intersect at characteristic angles. The shape results from the arrangement of the substances atoms, ions, or molecules. Most crystals contain defects that can strongly affect their optical and electrical properties.
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Crystal

A discrete solid where the atoms,ions or molecules are arranged in an ordered 3-dimensional structure. The regular structures have the ability to bend or diffract beams of X-rays, and this aspect of crystallography is an extremely helpful tool in struct
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Crystal

A crystalline piece of a semiconductor used in a wireless set on account of its properties of electrical conduction. Materials used include germanium, silicon, or galena.
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crystal

Solid substance with a regular geometirc arrangement of atoms
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Crystal

Crys'tal (krĭs't a l) noun [ Middle English cristal , F. cristal , Latin crystallum crystal, ice, from Greek kry`stallos , from kry`os icy cold, frost; confer Anglo-Saxon crystalla , from Latin crystallum ; probably akin to E. ...
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Crystal

Crys'tal adjective Consisting of, or like, crystal; clear; transparent; lucid; pellucid; crystalline. « Through crystal walls each little mote will peep. Shak. » « By crystal streams that murmur through the meads. Dryden. » « The crysta...
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crystal

A solid of regular shape and, for a given compound, characteristic angles, formed when an element or compound solidifies slowly enough, as a result either of freezing from the liquid form or of precipitating out of solution, to allow the individual molecules to take up regular positions with respect to one another. ... Origin: G. Krystallos, clear ...
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crystal

watch crystal noun a protective cover that protects the face of a watch
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crystal

crystallization noun a rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces
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crystal

noun a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
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crystal

(kris´tәl) a homogeneous angular solid of definite form, with systematically arranged elemental units. adj., crys´talline., adj.
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