[krip-tuh-zoh-on] /ˌkrɪp təˈzoʊ ɒn/
an extinct genus of algae from Precambrian and Cambrian times, forming irregularly hemispherical fossil colonies composed of layers of limy precipitate.
adj. 1827, from Greek khryselephantinos “of gold and ivory,” applied to statues overlaid with gold and ivory, such as Athene Parthenos and Olympian Zeus.
1. . 2. crystallized. 3. . abbreviation 1. crystalline 2. Also crystall. crystallography 1. crystalline 2. crystallized 3. crystallography
[kris-tl] /ˈkrɪs tl/ noun 1. a clear, transparent mineral or glass resembling ice. 2. the transparent form of crystallized quartz. 3. Chemistry, Mineralogy. a solid body having a characteristic internal structure and enclosed by symmetrically arranged plane surfaces, intersecting at definite and characteristic angles. 4. anything made of or resembling such a substance. 5. a […]
noun 1. a ball of clear crystal, glass, or the like, used in crystal gazing. 2. a method or means of predicting the future. noun 1. the glass globe used in crystal gazing A means of predicting the future, as in So what does your crystal ball say about the coming election? The term is […]