Meaning of CRYSTAL in English
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A ~ is a small piece of a substance that has formed naturally into a regular symmetrical shape.
...a single ~ of silicon.
N-COUNT: oft n N
see also liquid ~ , liquid ~ display
Crystal is a transparent rock that is used to make jewellery and ornaments.
...a strand of ~ beads.
Crystal is a high quality glass, usually with patterns cut into its surface.
Some of the finest drinking glasses are made from lead ~.
Glasses and other containers made of ~ are referred to as ~.
Get out your best china and ~.
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012