Origin of crystalline
Examples from the Web for non-crystalline
Historical Examples of non-crystalline
It occurs both in a crystalline and amorphous form, the latter, or non-crystalline kind, being extensively used for lead-pencils.Geology
Small globules appear (globulites), spherical and non-crystalline (so far as can be ascertained).
Carbon in the organic world, where it plays such an important part, is non-crystalline.The Breath of Life
Its characteristic flocculent, non-crystalline nature is plainly evident when examined under the microscope.Paint Technology and Tests
Henry A. Gardner
The plates do become sulphated, but the sulphate remains in the porous, non-crystalline state in which it forms.The Automobile Storage Battery
O. A. Witte
- having the characteristics or structure of crystals
- consisting of or containing crystals
- made of or like crystal; transparent; clear
late 14c., from Old French cristalin "like crystal" (Modern French crystallin), from Latin crystallinus, from Greek krystallinos "of crystal," from krystallos (see crystal).
- Being, relating to, or composed of crystal or crystals.
- Resembling crystal, as in transparency or distinctness of structure or outline.