Translation of crystal in Spanish:

crystal

cristal, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkrɪstl//ˈkrɪst(ə)l/

noun

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    Chemistry
    cristal masculine
    bath crystals sales de baño feminine
    • Scientists soon learned that they could use X-ray diffraction to learn how atoms and molecules were arranged in crystals.
    • If these photons are reflected back into the junction, by a cleavage plane in the crystal, for example, a standing wave can be established.
    • The cleavage planes between prismatic stibnite crystals have been infilled by sphalerite.
    • The pattern of diffracted rays and their intensity are determined from the arrangement of atoms and number of electrons on each atom in the crystal.
    • Thus, the crystals have cleavage planes for the necessary migration aptitude.
  • 2

    • 2.1also crystal glass

      cristal masculine
      • ‘There will be six pottery stalls, two selling stainless steel saucepans and one selling crystal glass,’ he said.
      • Whether it's made of glass or brass, cutglass crystal or ceramics, a vase is a thing of beauty, writes SURABHI KHOSLA.
      • To wash it all down, we stuck with the house white - an Australian wine, which is drunk from some new exquisite long stem crystal glasses.
      • Expect the best crystal wine glasses, such as Schott or Riedel, in the correct shape for each wine, be it a Tempranillo or a Sauvignon Blanc.
      • High-grade crystal glass has its own delicate sound.
      • Canoe camps range from fully catered varieties with luxury tents and crystal glass down to more basic operations where you put up your own mosquito net and join in with the cooking.
      • The inside of the restaurant is splendid and elegant, decorated with green crystal glass screens dividing it into different dining areas with dazzling dragon wall sculptures.
      • Alexander shouted impatiently, banging his crystal glass of whisky down on the desk and spilling it slightly.
      • For instance, one room is completely walled in mirrors with huge crystal chandeliers hanging from the ceiling.
      • Lifting up his glass of water, and noting the way the pure crystal glass glinted in the harsh light, he took a small sip from it.
      • Goods valued at thousands of euro, including crystal glass, have been taken by shoplifters, believed to be from Cork and Waterford, from a number of stores.
      • Although the magical scenery filled with priceless glass and crystal furnishings was spectacular and worth a closer look, the two had no time to marvel at it.
      • There will also be a show of local crafts including fretwork, crystal glass, embroidery, dancing costumes, placemats, potted plants, flowers, and taxidermy.
      • Cut glass crystal was the mainstay and it took the intervention of fashion designers into the glass industry to turn the thinking around.
      • But she remembered one dream in detail and knew it to be a dream: She was at a party in a mansion with large mirrored rooms and crystal chandeliers.
      • There are over 40 varieties made from clay, marble, granite, brass, panchaloka, aluminium, papier-mâché rosewood, sandalwood, crystal glass etc.
      • The place was a mess; all the tables were either broken or burnt to cinders, crystal glass and china fragments littered the floor along with shattered cutlery and shredded table cloths.
      • Chorusing male red-ruffed fruit crows sound like breath blown across a bottle, followed by a finger spun along the wet rim of a crystal glass.
      • The other terms that confuse many are the words crystal, cut crystal, or crystal glass.

    • 2.2(watch cover)

      cristal masculine
      (de reloj) vidrio masculine
      mica feminine Latin America
      • Sapphire crystal is the cover of choice for premium watches.
      • The only description I can equate is when the watch crystal catches a beam of sun and dances around the walls/ceilings.
      • The cornea is the clear part of the eye much like a watch crystal.


adjective

literary

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    (stream/water) cristalino