microcrystal etymology

English word microcrystal comes from English micro- ((metric units) One millionth.. Very small.), English crystal

Detailed word origin of microcrystal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
micro- English (eng) (metric units) One millionth.. Very small.
crystal English (eng) Very clear. (countable) A piece of glimmering, shining mineral resembling ice or glass.. (countable) A solid composed of an array of atoms or molecules possessing long-range order and arranged in a pattern which is periodic in three dimensions.. (uncountable) A fine type of glassware, or the material used to make it.. (uncountable, slang) Crystal meth: methamphetamine hydrochloride.. The [...]
microcrystal English (eng) A microscopic crystal.

Words with the same origin as microcrystal

Descendants of micro-
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