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1. crystalline

adjective. ['ˈkrɪstəˌlaɪn'] transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity.

Synonyms

  • lucid
  • clear
  • crystal clear
  • limpid
  • pellucid

Antonyms

  • irrational
  • insane
  • break even
  • lose

Etymology

  • -ine (English)
  • -ine (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crystal (English)
  • cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Crystalline

  • adeline
  • airline
  • alkaline
  • anticline
  • aol
  • apolline
  • arline
  • arlyne
  • ashline
  • axline
  • baseline
  • berkline
  • bistline
  • bloodline
  • boehnlein
  • borderline
  • brookline
  • byerlein
  • byline
  • capitoline

Example sentences of the word crystalline


1. Noun, singular or mass
A hydrated salt is a crystalline salt molecule that is loosely attached to a certain number of water molecules.

2. Adjective
It is a crystalline powder with a slightly salty taste.

Quotes containing the word crystalline


1. When indeed you positively press your face, so to speak, against the crystalline window of your eyes, your mind is apt to become a perfect vacuum.("Out Of The Deep")
- Walter de la Mare, Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural

2. crystalline

adjective. ['ˈkrɪstəˌlaɪn'] consisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals.

Synonyms

  • crystalised
  • crystallized
  • microcrystalline

Antonyms

  • thick
  • crooked
  • unobvious
  • unclear

Etymology

  • -ine (English)
  • -ine (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crystal (English)
  • cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. crystalline

adjective. ['ˈkrɪstəˌlaɪn'] distinctly or sharply outlined.

Antonyms

  • unclearness

Etymology

  • -ine (English)
  • -ine (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crystal (English)
  • cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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