crys|tal|lo|lu|mi|nes|cence


crys|tal|lo|lu|mi|nes|cence
crys|tal|lo|lu|mi|nes|cence «KRIHS tuh loh LOO muh NEHS uhns», noun.
the production of light, without a rise in temperature, occurring when a solution crystallizes.

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  • crys´tal|liz´er — crys|tal|lize «KRIHS tuh lyz», verb, lized, liz|ing. –v.i. 1. to form into crystals; solidify into crystals: »Water crystallizes to form snow. 2. Figurative. to form into definite shape: »After much thought his vague ideas crystallized into a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • crys´tal|liz´a|ble — crys|tal|lize «KRIHS tuh lyz», verb, lized, liz|ing. –v.i. 1. to form into crystals; solidify into crystals: »Water crystallizes to form snow. 2. Figurative. to form into definite shape: »After much thought his vague ideas crystallized into a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • crys|tal|lize — «KRIHS tuh lyz», verb, lized, liz|ing. –v.i. 1. to form into crystals; solidify into crystals: »Water crystallizes to form snow. 2. Figurative. to form into definite shape: »After much thought his vague ideas crystallized into a clear plan. –v.t …   Useful english dictionary

  • crys´tal|lo|graph´i|cal|ly — crys|tal|lo|graph|ic «KRIHS tuh luh GRAF ihk», adjective. of or having to do with crystallography or crystals: »The final assault saw a concerted British attack…from the crystallographic department at Oxford (London Times).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • crys|tal|lo|graph|ic — «KRIHS tuh luh GRAF ihk», adjective. of or having to do with crystallography or crystals: »The final assault saw a concerted British attack…from the crystallographic department at Oxford (London Times). –crys´tal|lo|graph´i|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • crys´tal|like´ — crys|tal «KRIHS tuhl», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a clear, transparent mineral that looks like ice, especially the transparent or nearly transparent form of pure quartz. 2. a piece of crystal cut into form for use or ornament. Crystals are used as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • crys|tal — «KRIHS tuhl», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a clear, transparent mineral that looks like ice, especially the transparent or nearly transparent form of pure quartz. 2. a piece of crystal cut into form for use or ornament. Crystals are used as beads, and …   Useful english dictionary

  • crys|tal-clear — «KRIHS tuhl KLIHR», adjective. 1. as clear as crystal: »crystal clear diamonds. 2. Figurative: »Being crystal clear in his own mind, he speaks directly and vividly to the minds of the theatre goer (New York Times) …   Useful english dictionary

  • crys|tal-gaz|er — «KRIHS tuhl GAY zuhr», noun. a person who stares steadily into a crystal ball in order to obtain a view of distant happenings or future events …   Useful english dictionary

  • crys|tal|lif|er|ous — «KRIHS tuh LIHF uhr uhs», adjective. bearing, containing, or yielding crystals …   Useful english dictionary