Microcrystalline Mi`cro*crys"tal*line, a. [Micro- + crystalline.] (Crystallog.) Crystalline on a fine, or microscopic, scale; consisting of fine crystals; as, the ground mass of certain porphyrics is microcrystalline. [1913 Webster]

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  • Microcrystalline — copper(I) oxide. A microcrystalline material is a crystallized substance or rock that contains small crystals visible only through microscopic examination. See also Macrocrystalline Microcrystalline silicon Protocrystalline …   Wikipedia

  • microcrystalline — [mī΄krō kris′tə lin] adj. having crystalline structure that can be seen only with a microscope …   English World dictionary

  • microcrystalline — adjective see microcrystal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • microcrystalline — microcrystallinity /muy kroh kris tl in i tee/, n. /muy kroh kris tl in, uyn /, adj. minutely crystalline; composed of microscopic crystals. [1875 80; MICRO + CRYSTALLINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • microcrystalline — adjective Composed of microscopic crystals …   Wiktionary

  • microcrystalline — Occurring in minute crystals. * * * mi·cro·crys·tal·line .mī krō kris tə lənalso .līnor .lēn adj of, relating to, or consisting of microcrystals mi·cro·crys·tal·lin·i·ty .kris tə lin ət ē n, pl ties * * * mi·cro·crys·tal·line (mi″kro… …   Medical dictionary

  • microcrystalline — maɪkrəʊ krɪstÉ™laɪn adj. composed of microscopic crystals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • microcrystalline — adjective formed of microscopic crystals …   English new terms dictionary

  • microcrystalline — mi·cro·crystalline …   English syllables

  • microcrystalline — /maɪkroʊˈkrɪstəlaɪn/ (say muykroh kristuhluyn) adjective minutely crystalline; composed of microscopic crystals …   Australian English dictionary

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