crystalline

[ kris-tl-in, -ahyn, -een ]SEE DEFINITION OF crystalline

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The pure carbide is a colorless, transparent, crystalline substance.

They are while crystalline solids and are poisonous in character.

The ground was encrusted with sulphur and crystalline concretions.

Sulphur is known in two general forms, crystalline and amorphous.

It is not the crystalline lens of your eyes which is sorry, when you cry?

If the crystalline lens of a Triton be removed, it is regenerated by the iris.

The sky was crystalline; the wet earth glittered in Autumnal sunshine.

The sky was a deep, crystalline blue, and the stars were few and faint.

There is no crystalline sublimate; residue not characteristic.

Most of the salts of strychnine are crystalline, and all extremely bitter.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French cristalin "like crystal" (Modern French crystallin), from Latin crystallinus, from Greek krystallinos "of crystal," from krystallos (see crystal).

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