Definitions of crystalline

  1. transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity; "the cold crystalline water of melted snow"; "crystal clear skies"; "could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool"; "lucid air"; "a pellucid brook"; "transparent cristal" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. distinctly or sharply outlined; "crystalline sharpness of outline"- John Buchan Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. consisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals; "granite is crystalline" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Consisting, or made, of crystal. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Formed by crystallization; like crystal in texture. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. Imperfectly crystallized; as, granite is only crystalline, while quartz crystal is perfectly crystallized. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Fig.: Resembling crystal; pure; transparent; pellucid. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A crystalline substance. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. See Aniline. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. Clear; transparent; composed of grains or particles. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. 1. Clear, transparent. 2. Relating to a crystal or crystals. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  12. Of, pertaining to, or like crystals or crystal; transparent; pure. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Of or like crystal; clear; transparent. Crystalline humour of the eye, a lentiform body, of a very white, transparent, firm substance, enclosed in a membranous case or capsule, and situated in the anterior part of the vitreous humour of the eye. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. Like crystal; clear; transparent. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. Transparent; various structures. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  16. [Greek] Transparent; appl. various structures. na
  17. Crystallinus.Having the appearance of crystal. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  18. A lenticular, transparent body, situate between the vitreous and aqueous humours of the eye, at the union of the anterior third with the two posterior thirds of the organ. It is composed of a soft exterior substance; and an interior, composed of an albuminoid substance, called Crystalline or Krystalline by Hunefeld, (F.) Crytalline,forming a solid nucleus, in which a number of elliptical layers is perceptible. It is contained in a capsule, called Tunica aranea seu crystallina, Capsula lentis, and receives, at its posterior surface, a small branch of the central artery of the retina, which is always readily distinguishable in foetus, prior to the seventh month of utero-gestation. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  19. [Latin] Composed of or like crystals or crystal (rock-crystal). C. humor, C. lens, see Lens. na
  20. Made of, clear as, like, crystal; c. heaven (in Ptolemaic system, between primum mobile& firmament, assumed to explain precession of equinox &c.); c. lens of eye, transparent body in membranous capsule behind iris. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  21. Resembling a crystal; clear like crystal. American pocket medical dictionary.
  22. Perfectly transparent; resembling or belonging to a crystal; occurring under the form of crystals. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  23. Mineral or rock made up of indistinct crystals, sparkling, shining, but not crystallized in one crystal. Sub-crystalline, the same, but in a less degree. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  24. Consisting of crystal; bright, clear, pellucid, transparent. Complete Dictionary