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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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Example sentences of the word crystal-ball


1. Noun Phrase
For small businesses, running a benefit-to-cost calculation is a bit like looking into a crystal ball.

2. Noun Phrase
Financial analysts don't have a crystal ball, however, and their predictions aren't always right.

3. Noun Phrase
No one has a crystal ball on Wall Street.

4. Noun Phrase
Unfortunately, unless you have a crystal ball you really don’t know what your financial future holds.

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. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games.

Synonyms

  • golf ball
  • squash ball
  • football
  • roulette ball
  • field hockey ball
  • game equipment
  • basketball
  • baseball
  • punchball
  • handball
  • marble
  • punch bag
  • cricket ball
  • jack
  • punching ball
  • pool ball
  • volleyball
  • lacrosse ball
  • rugby ball
  • bocce ball
  • ping-pong ball
  • polo ball
  • Wiffle Ball
  • playground ball
  • boccie ball
  • soccer ball
  • bowl
  • softball
  • ninepin ball
  • punching bag
  • medicine ball
  • tennis ball
  • bocci ball
  • bowling ball
  • Wiffle
  • racquetball
  • skittle ball
  • croquet ball

Antonyms

  • break
  • multiple
  • shared
  • inability

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] a solid projectile that is shot by a musket.

Synonyms

  • pellet
  • shot

Antonyms

  • unrhetorical
  • undignified
  • representational

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] an object with a spherical shape.

Synonyms

  • orb
  • globule
  • bolus
  • globe
  • sphere
  • crystal ball
  • fireball
  • mothball
  • spherule
  • pellet
  • camphor ball

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • death
  • sit back

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] the people assembled at a lavish formal dance.

Synonyms

  • promenade

Antonyms

  • low pitch
  • high pitch

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] a spherical object used as a plaything.

Synonyms

  • toy
  • snowball
  • beachball
  • beach ball

Antonyms

  • homogenise
  • ride
  • unconventional
  • informality

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. ball

verb. ['ˈbɔl'] form into a ball by winding or rolling.

Synonyms

  • wrap
  • wind
  • roll

Antonyms

  • vege out
  • relax
  • slow down
  • change state

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens.

Synonyms

  • epididymis
  • undescended testis
  • ballock
  • undescended testicle
  • male genitals
  • testicular artery
  • bollock
  • male genitalia
  • testicular vein
  • spermatic cord
  • male genital organ
  • testis
  • gonad
  • family jewels
  • cobblers
  • egg
  • testicle
  • arteria testicularis
  • orchis
  • vena testicularis
  • rete testis
  • ductus deferens
  • vas deferens
  • male reproductive system
  • internal spermatic artery
  • male reproductive gland
  • sex gland
  • seminiferous tubule

Antonyms

  • illogical
  • stand still
  • refrain
  • decrease

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))
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