crystalline definition

  • adjective:
    • Being, regarding, or composed of crystal or crystals.
    • Resembling crystal, as with transparency or distinctness of construction or overview.
    • of, regarding, or consists of crystals
    • having a consistent three-dimensional molecular construction
    • resembling crystal in-being clear and transparent
    • Consisting, or made, of crystal.
    • Formed by crystallization; like crystal in surface.
    • Imperfectly crystallized.
    • Fig.: Resembling crystal; pure; clear; pellucid.
    • comprising or containing or associated with the nature of crystals
    • sending light; able to be seen through with clarity
    • distinctly or sharply outlined
  • noun:
    • Any crystalline substance.
    • aniline
    • A crystalline material.
    • See Aniline.
    • A crystallized rock, or one only partially crystallized, as granite.
  • others:
    • comprising crystal.
    • pertaining or pertaining to crystals or crystallization.
    • Formed by crystallization; for the nature of a crystal, specifically as regards its inner framework, cleavage, etc.: against amorphous.
    • Resembling crystal; pure; clear; clear; pellucid: particularly used in physiology to several structures, because the crystalline humor, cones, etc. See below.
    • In entomology, showing light like cup: particularly applied to the ocelli or easy eyes if they are obviously colorless, resembling glass.

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