Translation of "crystal" - English-Spanish dictionary

crystal

noun uk /ˈkrɪs·təl/ us /ˈkrɪs·təl/

a piece of a substance that has become solid, with a regular shape

cristal
ice crystals

[ no plural ] a type of glass of high quality

cristal
a crystal vase

(Translation of “crystal” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

crystal

noun /ˈkristl/

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

cristal
The ice crystals form on dust particles as the water vapour/vapor condenses.

a special kind of very clear glass

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

(of minerals etc) formed into crystals

cristalino
Salt is a crystalline substance.
crystallize verb ( (also crystalliseBritish))

to form (into) crystals

cristalizar(se)
He crystallized the salt from the sea water.

to cover with a coating of sugar crystals

cristalizar
crystallized fruits.

to make or become definite or clear

concretarse, cristalizarse
He tried to crystallize his ideas.
crystallization noun ( (also crystallisationBritish))

cristalización
the crystallization of soluble salts.
crystal ball noun

a glass ball used in fortune-telling.

bola de cristal
crystal clear adjective

absolutely clear

claro
My instructions were crystal clear.

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