crystalline Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “crystalline” in the English Dictionary

"crystalline" in British English

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uk   /ˈkrɪs.təl.aɪn/  us   /-lən/

crystalline adjective (CLEAR)

literary clear and ​bright like ​crystal: Her ​singingvoice has a ​pure, crystalline ​quality.

crystalline adjective (SHAPE)

specialized chemistry A crystalline ​substance has ​becomesolid, with ​regularshapes: crystalline ​deposits
(Definition of crystalline from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crystallineadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈkrɪs·təl·ən, -ˌɑɪn, -ˌin/
science having the ​regularstructure of a ​crystal
(Definition of crystalline from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crystalline”
in Chinese (Simplified) 清澈的, 晶莹剔透的, 水晶般清澈透明的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清澈的, 晶瑩剔透的, 水晶般清澈透明的…
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