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crystal
American English: /ˈkrɪstl/
British English: /ˈkrɪst(ə)l/

Translation of crystal in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 countable (Chemistry) bath crystals
    Example sentences
    • The pattern of diffracted rays and their intensity are determined from the arrangement of atoms and number of electrons on each atom in the crystal.
    • Scientists soon learned that they could use X-ray diffraction to learn how atoms and molecules were arranged in crystals.
    • Thus, the crystals have cleavage planes for the necessary migration aptitude.
  • 2 2.1 uncountablecrystal (glass)
    Example sentences
    • Lifting up his glass of water, and noting the way the pure crystal glass glinted in the harsh light, he took a small sip from it.
    • There are over 40 varieties made from clay, marble, granite, brass, panchaloka, aluminium, papier-mâché rosewood, sandalwood, crystal glass etc.
    • There will also be a show of local crafts including fretwork, crystal glass, embroidery, dancing costumes, placemats, potted plants, flowers, and taxidermy.
    2.2 countable (watch cover)
    Example sentences
    • The cornea is the clear part of the eye much like a watch crystal.
    • Sapphire crystal is the cover of choice for premium watches.
    • The only description I can equate is when the watch crystal catches a beam of sun and dances around the walls/ceilings.

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