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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.
(Definition of crystal from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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