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Sentence examples for crystalline from high-quality English sources.

  • The crystalline terrain has been thrust upward and toward the fold and thrust belt.

  • Semicrystalline materials display crystalline regions, called crystallites, within an amorphous matrix.

  • This accumulated snow gradually turns into crystalline ice as it becomes buried under further snowfalls.

  • Most fold and thrust belts are bounded on one side, or lie parallel to, a belt or terrain of crystalline rocks.

Use crystalline in a sentence.

  • Atropine, poisonous crystalline substance belonging to a class of compounds known as alkaloids and used in medicine.

  • The resulting gallstones contain large amounts of crystalline cholesterol and smaller quantities of calcium bilirubinate.

  • They are characterized by two main types of rock: ancient crystalline rock (formed of mineral crystals) and sedimentary rock.

  • Some other polymers have molecules that fit together so well that they tend to pack together in an ordered crystalline arrangement.

  • The reduced bond energy in crystalline silicon renders the element lower melting, softer, and chemically more reactive than diamond.

  • Differences in the crystalline forms of many elements and compounds were discovered during the 1820s by Eilhardt Mitscherlich, a German chemist.

  • With certain straight-chain aliphatic hydrocarbons and their derivatives, urea forms crystalline inclusion compounds, which are useful for purifying the included substances.

  • The Brazilian Highlands are composed of ancient crystalline rocks, which in the vicinity of São Paulo form a surface of gently rounded hills mantled with a reddish clay soil.

crystalline sentence examples

  • Amorphous (non-crystalline) substances such as glass or pitch melt by gradually decreasing in viscosity as temperature is raised, with no sharp transition from solid to liquid.

  • Devitrification, or conversion of the glass to a microscopically fine crystalline aggregate, is usually initiated spontaneously along cracks or at the surfaces of phenocrysts and crystalline bodies (spherulites).

  • Metamorphic rocks are almost always crystalline; the term crystalline schists has been applied to indicate all rocks of metamorphic origin, and thus the term crystalline rocks may be taken to mean an igneous origin.

  • Many quartzites, however, have been crushed, and the quartz largely is a mosaic of small, irregularly shaped crystalline fragments with interlocking margins; if these sheared quartzites contain white mica in parallel crystalline flakes, they become more fissile (easily broken apart) and pass into quartz schists.


  • adj all

    - distinctly or sharply outlined

    Example: crystalline sharpness of outline

  • adj all

    - consisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals

    Example: granite is crystalline

  • adj all

    - transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

    Example: the cold crystalline water of melted snow

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  • • Relevant word or phrase for crystalline is transparent
  • • Relevant word or phrase for crystalline is pellucid
  • • Relevant word or phrase for crystalline is limpid
  • • Relevant word or phrase for crystalline is crystal clear
  • • Relevant word or phrase for crystalline is lucid

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