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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (6)

1. a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure;

2. a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices;

3. a rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces;
[syn: crystal, crystallization]

4. colorless glass made of almost pure silica;
[syn: quartz glass, quartz, vitreous silica, lechatelierite, crystal]

5. glassware made of quartz;

6. a protective cover that protects the face of a watch;
[syn: crystal, watch crystal, watch glass]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crystal \Crys"tal\ (kr[i^]s"tal), n. [OE. cristal, F. cristal, L. crystallum crystal, ice, fr. Gr. kry`stallos, fr. kry`os icy cold, frost; cf. AS. crystalla, fr. L. crystallum; prob. akin to E. crust. See Crust, Raw.] 1. (Chem. & Min.) The regular form which a substance tends to assume in solidifying, through the inherent power of cohesive attraction. It is bounded by plane surfaces, symmetrically arranged, and each species of crystal has fixed axial ratios. See Crystallization. [1913 Webster] 2. The material of quartz, in crystallization transparent or nearly so, and either colorless or slightly tinged with gray, or the like; -- called also rock crystal. Ornamental vessels are made of it. Cf. Smoky quartz, Pebble; also Brazilian pebble, under Brazilian. [1913 Webster] 3. A species of glass, more perfect in its composition and manufacture than common glass, and often cut into ornamental forms. See Flint glass. [1913 Webster] 4. The glass over the dial of a watch case. [1913 Webster] 5. Anything resembling crystal, as clear water, etc. [1913 Webster] The blue crystal of the seas. --Byron. [1913 Webster] Blood crystal. See under Blood. Compound crystal. See under Compound. Iceland crystal, a transparent variety of calcite, or crystallized calcium carbonate, brought from Iceland, and used in certain optical instruments, as the polariscope. Rock crystal, or Mountain crystal, any transparent crystal of quartz, particularly of limpid or colorless quartz. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crystal \Crys"tal\, a. Consisting of, or like, crystal; clear; transparent; lucid; pellucid; crystalline. [1913 Webster] Through crystal walls each little mote will peep. --Shak. [1913 Webster] By crystal streams that murmur through the meads. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The crystal pellets at the touch congeal, And from the ground rebounds the ratting hail. --H. Brooks. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

crystal n 1: a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure 2: a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices 3: a rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces [syn: crystal, crystallization] 4: colorless glass made of almost pure silica [syn: quartz glass, quartz, vitreous silica, lechatelierite, crystal] 5: glassware made of quartz 6: a protective cover that protects the face of a watch [syn: crystal, watch crystal, watch glass]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

114 Moby Thesaurus words for "crystal": Benzedrine, Benzedrine pill, C, Dexamyl, Dexamyl pill, Dexedrine, Dexedrine pill, Methedrine, amphetamine, amphetamine sulfate, avalanche, blizzard, clear, clear as crystal, clear-cut, cocaine, coke, craggy, crystal-clear, crystalline, dextroamphetamine sulfate, diaphane, diaphanous, driven snow, filmy, flake, flurry, football, gauzy, gem, gem stone, gossamer, gossamery, granular snow, gravelly, gritty, heart, igloo, jolly bean, lapideous, light-pervious, limpid, lithoid, lithoidal, lucent, lucid, luminous, mantle of snow, methamphetamine hydrochloride, mogul, monolithic, nonopaque, pebbled, pebbly, peekaboo, pellucid, pep pill, porphyritic, precious stone, purple heart, revealing, rock-ribbed, rock-strewn, rock-studded, rocklike, rocky, sandy, see-through, semiprecious stone, sheer, shingled, shingly, slosh, slush, snow, snow banner, snow bed, snow blanket, snow blast, snow fence, snow flurry, snow roller, snow slush, snow squall, snow wreath, snow-crystal, snowball, snowbank, snowbridge, snowcap, snowdrift, snowfall, snowfield, snowflake, snowland, snowman, snowscape, snowshed, snowslide, snowslip, snowstorm, speed, stimulant, stone, stonelike, stony, thin, trachytic, translucent, transparent, transpicuous, unclouded, upper, wet snow
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

Crystal Concurrent Representation of Your Space-Time ALgorithms. A recursion equation parallel language. ["A Parallel Language and its Compilation to Multiprocessor Machines or VLSI", M.C. Chen, 13th POPL, ACM 1986 pp.131-139]. (1994-12-06)
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Crystal (Ezek. 1:22, with the epithet "terrible," as dazzling the spectators with its brightness). The word occurs in Rev. 4:6; 21:11; 22:1. It is a stone of the flint order, the most refined kind of quartz. The Greek word here used means also literally "ice." The ancients regarded the crystal as only pure water congealed into extreme hardness by great length of time.
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Crystal, NM -- U.S. Census Designated Place in New Mexico Population (2000): 347 Housing Units (2000): 113 Land area (2000): 4.397142 sq. miles (11.388545 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.020350 sq. miles (0.052705 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.417492 sq. miles (11.441250 sq. km) FIPS code: 19080 Located within: New Mexico (NM), FIPS 35 Location: 36.030056 N, 108.986649 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Crystal, NM Crystal
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Crystal, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 167 Housing Units (2000): 92 Land area (2000): 0.652266 sq. miles (1.689360 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.652266 sq. miles (1.689360 sq. km) FIPS code: 17060 Located within: North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38 Location: 48.596754 N, 97.670581 W ZIP Codes (1990): 58222 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Crystal, ND Crystal
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Crystal, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 22698 Housing Units (2000): 9481 Land area (2000): 5.776568 sq. miles (14.961241 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.092601 sq. miles (0.239836 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.869169 sq. miles (15.201077 sq. km) FIPS code: 14158 Located within: Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27 Location: 45.037264 N, 93.359577 W ZIP Codes (1990): 55428 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Crystal, MN Crystal