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Synonyms for crystal

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

a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

a rock formed by the solidification of a substance

colorless glass made of almost pure silica

glassware made of quartz

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a protective cover that protects the face of a watch

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SIMPLE SIMULATIONS Investigators simulating crystal growth on computers face the challenge of determining whether their programs are generating authentic snowflake patterns.
Solid deuterium has the crystal structure of hexagonal closed pack, with much different sound velocities for the a- and the c-axes with the lattice parameters of about 0.
The genesis of the Charter-Leyden crystal in the eosinophilic leukocyte of man.
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The germanium-oxide crystal has two large-pore networks within it.
Bendersky (1983-present) Electron microscopy, phase transformations, crystal structure.
Instead of stroking oil or acrylic paints on a canvas, Frazier brushes various crystal solutions onto a glass plate.
This blond, blue-eyed pinball wizard tweaking on crystal methamphetamine says his name is Tommy.
Director of Sales and Marketing for Touchstone Crystal, Tina Auffhammer says it is always rewarding to be in a profession that exemplifies what you believe in.
By eliminating dislocations, which are linear defects in the crystal structure, the novel approach could lead to improved high-power switches and other components.
Crystal periodicity has been an enormously important concept in the development of crystallography.
NDK is the leading company of crystal industry and has eight factories, five design centers and 20 sales sites in the world.