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  • 1 Crystalline — Crys tal*line (kr?s tal l?n or l?n; 277), a. [L. crystallinus, from Gr. ????: cf. F. cristallin. See {Crystal}.] 1. Consisting, or made, of crystal. [1913 Webster] Mount, eagle, to my palace crystalline. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Formed by… …

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  • 2 Crystalline — Crys tal*line, n. 1. A crystalline substance. [1913 Webster] 2. See {Aniline}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Crystalline — Crystalline. См. Кристалличность. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

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  • 4 crystalline — index lucid, pellucid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 crystalline — late 14c., from O.Fr. cristalin like crystal (Mod.Fr. crystallin), from L. crystallinus, from Gk. krystallinos of crystal, from krystallos (see CRYSTAL (Cf. crystal)) …

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  • 6 crystalline — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having the structure and form of a crystal. 2) literary very clear …

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  • 7 crystalline — [kris′təl in, kris′ təlīn΄, kris′təlēn΄] adj. [ME < OFr & L; OFr crystalin < L crystallinus < Gr krystallinos: see CRYSTAL] 1. consisting or made of crystal or crystals 2. like crystal; clear and transparent 3. having the structure of a… …

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  • 8 crystalline — [[t]krɪ̱st(ə)laɪn[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A crystalline substance is in the form of crystals or contains crystals. Diamond is the crystalline form of the element carbon. ...hard, crystalline rock. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n Crystalline means clear or… …

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  • 9 crystalline — adjective Etymology: Middle English cristallin, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French, from Latin crystallinus, from Greek krystallinos, from krystallos Date: 15th century 1. resembling crystal: as a. strikingly clear or sparkling < crystalline …

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  • 10 crystalline — 1. Clear; transparent. 2. Relating to a crystal or crystals. * * * crys·tal·line kris tə lənalso .līn, .lēn adj 1) composed of or resembling crystals 2 a) formed by crystallization: having regular arrangement of the atoms in a space lattice see… …

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  • 11 crystalline — adj. Crystalline is used with these nouns: ↑substance …

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  • 12 crystalline — adj. 1 of, like, or clear as crystal. 2 Chem. & Mineral. having the structure and form of a crystal. Phrases and idioms: crystalline lens a transparent lens enclosed in a membranous capsule behind the iris of the eye. Derivatives: crystallinity n …

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  • 13 crystalline — adj. [Gr. krystallos, rock crystal] Appearing transparent like crystal …

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  • 14 crystalline — crystallinity /kris tl in i tee/, n. /kris tl in, uyn , een /, adj. 1. of or like crystal; clear; transparent. 2. formed by crystallization. 3. composed of crystals. 4. pertaining to crystals or their formation. [1350 1400; ME cristal(l)yn(e) < L …

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  • 15 crystalline — adjective /ˈkrɪst.əl.aɪn/ a) of, relating to, or composed of crystals b) having a regular three dimensional molecular structure Ant: amorphous …

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  • 16 crystalline — (kri sta li n ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Substance organique, qui existe dans le cristallin. Voy. cristalline. REMARQUE    Puisqu on a supprimé partout l y dans les dérivés de cristal, il vaudrait mieux écrire cristalline. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Cristallin …

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  • 17 crystalline — Synonyms and related words: clean cut, clear, clear as crystal, clear as day, clear cut, coherent, connected, consistent, craggy, crisp, crystal, crystal clear, defined, definite, diaphane, diaphanous, direct, distinct, explicit, express, filmy,… …

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  • 18 crystalline — Смотри кристаллический излом …

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  • 19 crystalline — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Free from what obscures or dims: clear, crystal clear, limpid, lucid, pellucid, seethrough, transparent. See CLEAR. 2. Admitting light so that objects beyond can be seen: clear, crystal clear, limpid, lucid,… …

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  • 20 crystalline — crys|tal|line [ˈkrıstəlaın, li:n US lən] adj 1.) made of crystals 2.) very clear or transparent, like crystal …

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