noun. any of numerous minute rudimentary crystalline bodies of unknown composition found in glassy igneous rock.
- -ite (English)
- crystal (English)
- cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Example sentences of the word crystallite
1. Noun, singular or mass
Consequently, the introduction of a solid crystallite of sodium acetate will warm itself as the sodium acetate precipitates from solution.