crystal


crystal
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crystals
1) N-COUNT: oft n N A crystal is a small piece of a substance that has formed naturally into a regular symmetrical shape.
See also , liquid crystal display

...salt crystals.

...ice crystals.

...a single crystal of silicon.

2) N-VAR Crystal is a transparent rock that is used to make jewellery and ornaments.

...a strand of crystal beads.

3) N-UNCOUNT Crystal is a high quality glass, usually with patterns cut into its surface.

Some of the finest drinking glasses are made from lead crystal.

...crystal glasses.

...an immense crystal chandelier.

4) N-UNCOUNT Glasses and other containers made of crystal are referred to as crystal.

Get out your best china and crystal.


English dictionary. 2008.

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