crystalline vs lucid what difference

what is difference between crystalline and lucid

English

Etymology

From Middle English cristallyn, cristallyne, from Old French cristallin, from Latin crystallīnus (like crystal).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɹɪst.əl.aɪn/

Adjective

crystalline (comparative more crystalline, superlative most crystalline)

  1. Of, relating to, or composed of crystals.
  2. (chemistry) Having a regular three-dimensional molecular structure.
  3. Resembling crystal in being clear and transparent.
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Antonyms

  • amorphous

Derived terms

Translations

Noun

crystalline (plural crystallines)

  1. (obsolete) Any crystalline substance.
  2. (obsolete) aniline

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /krysˈtal.li.ne/, [kɾʏs̠ˈt̪älːʲɪnɛ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /krisˈtal.li.ne/, [krisˈt̪ɑlːinɛ]

Adjective

crystalline

  1. vocative masculine singular of crystallinus


English

Etymology

Latin lucidus, from lux (light) + -idus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈl(j)uːsɪd/
  • Rhymes: -uːsɪd

Adjective

lucid (comparative lucider or more lucid, superlative lucidest or most lucid)

  1. clear; easily understood
  2. mentally rational; sane
  3. bright, luminous, translucent or transparent

Synonyms

  • (easily understood): clear, perspicuous, straightforward; See also Thesaurus:comprehensible
  • (mentally rational): coherent, sane
  • (bright): brilliant, light
  • (luminous): glowing, radiant; See also Thesaurus:shining
  • (transparent): clear, pellucid, see-through, transparent; See also Thesaurus:transparent or Thesaurus:translucent

Derived terms

  • lucid dream
  • lucidity (noun)
  • lucidly (adverb)

Related terms

  • elucidate

Translations

Noun

lucid (plural lucids)

  1. A lucid dream.
    • 1986, Benjamin B. Wolman, Montague Ullman, Handbook of states of consciousness (page 163)
      The day before nightmare-initiated lucids, subjects reported more depressed feelings []

Anagrams

  • Ludic, dulic, ludic

Romanian

Etymology

From French lucide

Adjective

lucid m or n (feminine singular lucidă, masculine plural lucizi, feminine and neuter plural lucide)

  1. lucid, clear-sighted

Declension

Related terms

  • luciditate

Spanish

Verb

lucid

  1. (Spain) Informal second-person plural (vosotros or vosotras) affirmative imperative form of lucir.

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