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English definition of “crystalline”

crystalline

adjective uk   /ˈkrɪs.təl.aɪn/ us    /-lən/

crystalline adjective (CLEAR)

literary clear and bright like crystal: Her singing voice has a pure, crystalline quality.Transparent

crystalline adjective (SHAPE)

specialized chemistry describes a substance that has become solid, with regular shapes: crystalline depositsMineralogyThe state of matter
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