Translation of "crystal" - English-German dictionary

crystal

noun /ˈkristl/

a small part of a solid substance (eg salt or ice) which has a regular shape.

der Kristall

a special kind of very clear glass

das Kristall
This bowl is made of crystal.
crystalline /-lain/ adjective

(of minerals etc) formed into crystals

kristallen
Salt is a crystalline substance.
crystallize verb ( crystallise)

to form (into) crystals

kristallisieren
He crystallized the salt from the sea water.

to cover with a coating of sugar crystals

kandieren
crystallized fruits.

to make or become definite or clear

klären
He tried to crystallize his ideas.
crystallization noun ( crystallisation)

die Kristallisation
crystal ball

a glass ball used in fortune-telling.

die Kristallkugel
crystal clear

absolutely clear

kristall-, glasklar
My instructions were crystal clear.

(Translation of “crystal” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)