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quartz crystal


a thin plate or rod cut in certain directions from a piece of piezoelectric quartz and accurately ground so that it vibrates at a particular frequency


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quartic, quartile, quarto, quartz, quartz clock, quartz crystal, quartz glass, quartz lamp, quartz movement, quartz plate, quartz-iodine lamp
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  • He said, 'Come here to me,' and then he showed me a piece of quartz-crystal in his hand.

    Anthropology|Robert Marett