Meaning of CRYSTAL in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ krɪst(ə)l ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A crystal is a small piece of a substance that has formed naturally into a regular symmetrical shape.
...a single crystal of silicon.
N-COUNT : oft n N
see also liquid crystal , liquid crystal display
Crystal is a transparent rock that is used to make jewellery and ornaments.
...a strand of crystal beads.
Crystal is a high quality glass, usually with patterns cut into its surface.
Some of the finest drinking glasses are made from lead crystal.
Glasses and other containers made of crystal are referred to as crystal .
Get out your best china and crystal.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006