Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun crystal

6 senses of crystal

Sense 1
crystal -- (a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure)
       => solid -- (matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure)

Sense 2
crystal -- (a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices)
       => component, constituent, element -- (an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system")

Sense 3
crystal, crystallization -- (a rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces)
       => rock, stone -- (a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me")

Sense 4
quartz glass, quartz, vitreous silica, lechatelierite, crystal -- (colorless glass made of almost pure silica)
       => natural glass -- (magma of any composition that cooled very rapidly)

Sense 5
crystal -- (glassware made of quartz)
       => glassware, glasswork -- (an article of tableware made of glass)

Sense 6
crystal, watch crystal, watch glass -- (a protective cover that protects the face of a watch)
       => protective covering, protective cover, protection -- (a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors")

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