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1. crystal

noun. ['ˈkrɪstəl'] a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure.

Synonyms

  • diamond dust
  • ice crystal
  • ice needle
  • flake
  • gem
  • frost snow
  • frost mist
  • stone
  • water ice
  • solid
  • gemstone
  • snowflake
  • poudrin
  • twins
  • snow mist

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • inactivity
  • insecurity
  • bad person

Etymology

  • cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • crystallum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Crystal

  • krystal
  • kristol
  • kristall
  • cristal
  • chrystal
  • christel
  • christal
  • bristol
  • pistol
  • pistil
  • distel
  • distal

How do you pronounce crystal?

Pronounce crystal as ˈkrɪstəl.

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How to spell crystal? Is it krystall? Or cristal? Common misspellings are:

  • krystall
  • cristal

Sentences with crystal


1. Adjective
Many of the other materials used are translucent rather than crystal clear.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Wash the alum crystal after its use and place it in a separate dish in your bathroom.

3. Verb, base form
Some of these designs were also translated to crystal and flatware to create a coordinated dinnerware place setting.

Quotes about crystal


1. The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal.
- Pope Paul VI

2. Well, we were always going to fail that one,"said Ron gloomily as they ascended the marble staircase. He had just made Harry feel rather better by telling him how he told the examiner in detail about the ugly man with a wart on his nose in the crystal ball, only to look up and realize he had been describing the examiner's reflection.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

3. I don't like hope very much. In fact, I hate it. It's the crystal meth of emotions. It hooks you fast and kills you hard. It's bad news. The worst. It's sharp sticks and cherry bombs. When hope shows up, it's only a matter of time until someone gets hurt.
- Jennifer Donnelly, Revolution

2. crystal

noun. ['ˈkrɪstəl'] a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices.

Synonyms

  • crystal microphone
  • element
  • component
  • crystal counter
  • crystal detector
  • piezoelectric crystal
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • unsound
  • diversified
  • hollow
  • hollowness

Etymology

  • cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • crystallum (Latin)

3. crystal

noun. ['ˈkrɪstəl'] a rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces.

Synonyms

  • rock
  • stone
  • crystallite

Antonyms

  • planar
  • unrespectable
  • bad
  • broken

Etymology

  • cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • crystallum (Latin)

4. crystal

noun. ['ˈkrɪstəl'] colorless glass made of almost pure silica.

Synonyms

  • silica
  • vitreous silica
  • natural glass
  • quartz glass
  • quartz
  • silicon oxide
  • silicon dioxide

Antonyms

  • frivolous
  • software
  • curve
  • construction

Etymology

  • cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • crystallum (Latin)

5. crystal

noun. ['ˈkrɪstəl'] a protective cover that protects the face of a watch.

Synonyms

  • watch crystal
  • protection
  • protective cover
  • watch
  • protective covering
  • ticker

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • artifact
  • achromatic
  • soft

Etymology

  • cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • crystallum (Latin)

6. crystal

noun. ['ˈkrɪstəl'] glassware made of quartz.

Synonyms

  • glasswork

Antonyms

  • liquid
  • unwholesome

Etymology

  • cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • crystallum (Latin)
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