Crystal vs Herapathite - What's the difference?

crystal | herapathite |


As a proper noun crystal

is .

As a noun herapathite is

iodoquinine]] sulfate, a chemical compound whose crystals are dichroic and thus can be used for [[polarize|polarizing light.

crystal

Alternative forms

* crystall (obsolete) * chrystal (obsolete)

Noun

  • (countable) A solid composed of an array of atoms or molecules possessing long-range order and arranged in a pattern which is periodic in three dimensions.
  • (countable) A piece of glimmering, shining mineral resembling ice or glass.
  • (uncountable) A fine type of glassware, or the material used to make it.
  • (uncountable, slang) crystal meth: methamphetamine hydrochloride.
  • The glass over the dial of a watch case.
  • Synonyms

    * (array of atoms) grain

    Antonyms

    * (array of atoms) amorphous, glass

    Derived terms

    * anticrystal * crystalliferous * crystalline * crystallite * crystallization, crystallisation * crystallize, crystallise * crystallographer * crystalloid * crystal stone * quasicrystal

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Very clear.
  • "Do I make myself clear?" / "Crystal ."

    References

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    herapathite

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun) (wikipedia herapathite)
  • Iodoquinine]] sulfate, a chemical compound whose crystals are dichroic and thus can be used for [[polarize, polarizing light.