HyperDic: crystalline

English > 3 senses of the word crystalline:
ADJECTIVEallcrystallineconsisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals
allcrystallinedistinctly or sharply outlined
allcrystalline, crystal clear, limpid, lucid, pellucid, transparenttransmitting light
crystalline > pronunciation
Soundskrih'stahlay.n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > crystalline: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningConsisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals.
Example"granite is crystalline"
Narrowercrystallized, crystalisedHaving both internal structure and external form of a crystal
microcrystallineContaining crystals that are visible only under a microscope
polycrystallineComposed of aggregates of crystals
Oppositenoncrystallinenot crystalline
Spanishcristalino
Catalancristal·lí
English > crystalline: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdistinctly or sharply outlined.
Example"crystalline sharpness of outline"- John Buchan
BroaderdistinctEasy to perceive / perceive
Spanishcristalino
English > crystalline: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningtransmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity.
Example"the cold crystalline water of melted snow"
Synonymscrystal clear, limpid, lucid, pellucid, transparent
BroaderclearAllowing light to pass through
Spanishclaro, cristalino, diáfano, límpido, lúcido, transparente
Catalanclar, cristal·lí, límpid, lúcid, transparent

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