French translation of “crystal”
crystal noun /ˈkristl/
› a small part of a solid substance (eg salt or ice) which has a regular shape.
› a special kind of very clear glass
This bowl is made of crystal. crystalline /-lain/ adjective › (of minerals etc) formed into crystals
Salt is a crystalline substance. crystallize verb ( crystallise) › to form (into) crystals
He crystallized the salt from the sea water. › to cover with a coating of sugar crystals
crystallized fruits. › to make or become definite or clear
He tried to crystallize his ideas. crystallization noun ( crystallisation) ›
crystal ball › a glass ball used in fortune-telling.
boule de cristal
crystal clear › absolutely clear
My instructions were crystal clear.