Dictionary.com

microcrystalline

[ mahy-kroh-kris-tl-in, -ahyn- ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊˈkrɪs tl ɪn, -ˌaɪn- /
Save This Word!

adjective
minutely crystalline; composed of microscopic crystals.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of microcrystalline

First recorded in 1875–80; micro- + crystalline

OTHER WORDS FROM microcrystalline

mi·cro·crys·tal·lin·i·ty [mahy-kroh-kris-tl-in-i-tee], /ˌmaɪ kroʊˌkrɪs tlˈɪn ɪ ti/, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use microcrystalline in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for microcrystalline

microcrystalline
/ (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈkrɪstəˌlaɪn) /

adjective
(of a solid) composed of microscopic crystals
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Scientific definitions for microcrystalline

microcrystalline
[ mī′krō-krĭstə-lĭn ]

Having a crystalline structure visible only under a microscope.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
FEEDBACK