• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Crystallin (Physiol. Chem) See Gobulin.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Prussic acid, in a crystalline powder called Zyklon B, was used to kill in Germany's gas chambers. The gas would paralyze the victim's lungs, causing them to suffocate.
    • n crystallin An albuminoid substance contained in the crystalline lens of the eye: same as globulin.—
    • n crystallin In chem., an old name for aniline.
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In literature:

Next, then, comes the question, How do these compact crystallines and slaty crystallines join each other?
"Modern Painters, Volume IV (of V)" by John Ruskin
Essentially it is a crystalline-granular compound of plagioclase, generally Labradorite and diallage.
"Volcanoes: Past and Present" by Edward Hull
I take common salt as an illustration because it is so familiar to us all; but any other crystalline substance would answer my purpose equally well.
"The Voice of Science in Nineteenth-Century Literature" by Various
The optic nerve appears to have retained its health long after the crystalline lens has parted with its transparency.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
The crystalline vault, or sky, is recognized to be an optical deception.
"Library of the World's Best literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 12" by Various
It is a crystalline solid, which melts at 30 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
This they called the motion of the crystalline heaven, expressed by our poet at the rate of one pace during two hundred solar years.
"The Lusiad" by Luís de Camões
On this granite lie stratified rocks, which are crystalline in texture.
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
They are colourless crystalline solids which turn brown on exposure.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
Somehow it seemed to give an impossible crystalline purity to the snow blanketing the trees and the land.
"Cold Ghost" by Chester S. Geier

In poetry:

Hero and Lord
Of the joyous, helpful virtues all.
Sonorous, pure and crystalline!
Let his radiance fall
On my heart nocturnal and make it shine
In the wheeling aureole of his sword!
"St. George" by Emile Verhaeren
PHILIP. Where I ever could remain:--
For such sweet captivity
Lures me from the miseries
Of remembering my sad fate,
Caused, as you have seen, so late,
By these crystalline blue seas.
"The Purgatory Of St. Patrick - Act I" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
I have scarcely left you When you go in me, crystalline,
Or trembling,
Or uneasy, wounded by me
Or overwhelmed with love, as
when your eyes Close upon the gift of life
That without cease I give you.
"Absence" by Pablo Neruda
Then hiding their snow plumes, they slept in their armor,
And as the sun shone on their crystalline mail;
Lo! Freedom beheld, from her mountains, a mirror,
And caught her own image spread under a sail!
"Pro Patria: America, 1861" by Adah Isaacs Menken
O little souls! as pure and white
And crystalline as rays of light
Direct from heaven, their source divine;
Refracted through the mist of years,
How red my setting sun appears,
How lurid looks this soul of mine!
"Weariness. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Second)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hushed is the lover's importunate call;
Silence and mystery brood over all;
Still my Undine sits facing the dawn;
'Tis but a mask, for her spirit is gone,--
Gone on that crystalline path to the deep,
Lured there to ecstasy, lulled there to sleep.
"Undine" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

Danish thermoformer Faerch Plast A/S is developing a type of crystalline PET that can be detected by infra red technology in recycling streams, meaning the material can be separated from mixed plastics waste.
Discover our enchanting island resort featuring two crystalline pools nestled among the expansive tropical gardens.
New federal rules tightening workplace exposure limits and other requirements involving respirable crystalline silica are expected soon, likely bringing major changes for the coatings industry.
All inorganic solids are crystalline, except glass.
Through manufacturer 3M's Web site, she found the Crystalline brand and local retailer and installer, Tropic Tints .
AEG-Electrolux relies on a special low- warpage grade of liquid crystalline polymer (LCP) to play a critical role in its combination ovens.
Solar power technology continues to advance as well, especially in thin-film photovoltaics, which are still less efficient than crystalline silicon solar cells but cheaper to produce.
Entering the end of summer…Beautiful, crystalline August days in Seattle, and a sense of tension and expectation at Mode Studios.
New crystalline material could bring down of cost of electronics, computers.
The commissioners of the US International Trade Commission determined Nov 7, in a 6-0 vote, that the US market is negatively impacted by crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and modules imported from China.
Despite the mumbled vocals, the textural polyphony of chillwave synthesizer tracks sounded marvelous through the amphitheater's crystalline PA.
Violinist Charlie Bisharat, whose intonation is crystalline as is his heartfelt playfulness , takes upon that one with quite a purpose.
A powdery white chemical salt with crystalline grains.
Specialized companies help drug developers find crystalline forms with the right properties.
A laser that uses a glass or crystalline laser medium that is excited by light from an external source.

In science:

The originating source of the interstellar silicates is in the atmospheres of cool evolved stars where the emission features clearly indicate a fractional degree of crystallinity (Waters et al. 1996).
Cosmic Dust in the 21st Century
The degree of crystallinity was measured using a global bond-order parameter .
Phase Behavior of a Simple Model for Membrane Proteins
In order to prevent the solid system from melting and the liquid from crystallizing, we have used the artificial constraint on a crystallinity order parameter (see Paragraph III).
Phase Behavior of a Simple Model for Membrane Proteins
Nanotubular materials inspired by crystalline diborides such as AlB2 are proposed.
Metal-Boron Nanotubes
As can be seen in Table I, crystalline AlB2 is calculated to be only slightly stable against phase separation.
Metal-Boron Nanotubes