the practice of staring into a crystal ball, as by a fortuneteller, to see distant happenings, future events, etc.
speculation about the future.
the act of staring into a crystal globe (crystal ball) supposedly in order to arouse visual perceptions of the future, etc
the act of trying to predict something
- Crystal habit
noun 1. (crystallog) the external shape of a crystal Compare crystal form
noun [second sense because such persons prize crystals for various putative powers]
- Crystal healing
noun 1. (in alternative therapy) the use of the supposed power of crystals to affect the human energy field noun the use of crystals in alternative medicine to attempt healing; also called crystal therapy See crystal therapy
1. variant of before a vowel: crystallite. 1. .