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The first commercially available liquid crystal lenses are expected to take between six and ten years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The skin is also peeled with acid or blasted with tiny crystals to smooth it. The Sun (2011)For this he received a crystal glass bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Also seen were ice crystals actually tumbling out of the fog. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Inside are a shiny new penny and a small crystal. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They could see salt crystals in the flesh. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was a world leader in quartz crystals. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Its advantage over a liquid crystal display at the present time is its superior brightness. Computers Basic Facts (1983)Is grinding whole peppercorns and chunky sea salt crystals the most satisfying of cooking rituals? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Let us make our position crystal clear: we are against this weather. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another has a crystal chandelier sparkling above a wide double bed, as if in a palazzo. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The china and crystal were so clean, they sparkled. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Laser heating of single crystals in the rock showed the fragment to be 2.4 million years old. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)It's more like crystal meth addiction. Christianity Today (2000)To ramp up the glam, iron on tiny crystals to your hair with your straighteners. The Sun (2012)Crystal martini glasses probably aren't us. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As the bottle is opened, bubbles appear that the ice crystals latch on to. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Quick freezing methods form small ice crystals in the food which helps to reduce damage to the texture and flavour of the food. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But old habits die hard and having knocked a few chips off the rock crystal he began opening and closing the brooch a thousand times. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You need to make it crystal clear to your players that they must give 100 per cent and be absolutely up for the fight. The Sun (2009)The villa comes with its own chef, swimming pool, marble staircase and crystal chandelier. The Sun (2011)From time to time one comes across a turn of phrase, a descriptive passage, a metaphor so apt that it rings like lead crystal. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'crystal'
British English: crystal /ˈkrɪstl/ NOUN
A crystal is a piece of a mineral that has formed naturally into a regular symmetrical shape.
- American English: crystal
- Arabic: بَلُّور
- Brazilian Portuguese: cristal
- Chinese: 水晶
- Croatian: kristal
- Czech: krystal
- Danish: krystal
- Dutch: kristal
- European Spanish: cristal
- Finnish: kristalli
- French: cristal
- German: Kristall
- Greek: κρύσταλλο
- Italian: cristallo
- Japanese: 水晶
- Korean: 수정
- Norwegian: krystall
- Polish: kryształ
- European Portuguese: cristal
- Romanian: cristal
- Russian: кристалл
- Spanish: cristal
- Swedish: kristall
- Thai: แก้วเจียระไน
- Turkish: kristal
- Ukrainian: кристал
- Vietnamese: pha lê
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