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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A very clear, sparkling glass. Also: the pieces into which many substances are shaped when they become solids.

Usage examples (4)
  • The whole heavens have been mingled with exquisite skill to a delicious flavor, and the crystal cup put to every lip.
  • She does this in crystal-clear syntax, where every clause demands our attention.
  • The exception is in crystal-clear water, where he goes with 14-pound fluorocarbon.
  • The energy difference Δ is called the crystal-field splitting energy. for more
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