crystal crystal  /ˈkrɪ stəl/


  1. (n) a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
  2. (n) a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices
  3. (n) a rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces
  4. (n) colorless glass made of almost pure silica
  5. (n) glassware made of quartz
  6. (n) a protective cover that protects the face of a watch


  1. The erudite science of solid-state physics can predict from theory how strong a metallic crystal should be if all its atoms were arranged in a perfect, regular pattern.
  2. Swarovski, the world's largest manufacturer of cut crystal, created a sparkling crystal object of art for the PTI 100 Swarovski Crystal Award.
  3. Quartz crystals are harder to grow than the tenderest orchids.


  1. Crystal Lake's ABC Supply celebrates 30th anniversary by giving back

    CRYSTAL LAKE – ABC Supply Co. Inc.’s Crystal Lake branch, 171 Erick St., will celebrate its 30th anniversary by giving back to its customers and the community.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Northwest Herald

  2. Billy Crystal Says Mike Wazowski "May Have One Eye, but He's Got an Enormous Heart"

    Billy Crystal reprises his Monsters Inc. role of Mike Wazowski in next week's Monsters University , and this time young Mike is studying hard to be a scarer. I sat down with Crystal to talk about what he thought of the college setting for the sequel, how Mike was made to appear younger, and what it's like reunting with costar John Goodman in the sound booth. Watch it now!
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PopSugar

  3. Crystal Lake Park District offers Safety Town for kids

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Safety Town is a nationally recognized program that introduces safety skills to 5- and 6-year-olds.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Northwest Herald

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  • "This is a clear message to Copenhagen of the Obama administration's commitments to address global climate change," said Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., lead author of a climate bill before the Senate. "The message to Congress is crystal clear: get...
    on Dec 7, 2009 By: John Kerry Source:

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