(1) A protective cover that protects the face of a watch
(2) Glassware made of quartz
(3) A crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices
(4) A rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces
(5) Colorless glass made of almost pure silica
(6) A solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
- 2000 Barbara Kingsolver: Prodigal Summer. HarperCollins 2000. ISBN 0 571 20638 7 pages 121, 298:
- "Crystal's pretty. The name, I mean."
- Jewel shook her head. "It doesn't look like her. She looks like Beaver Cleaver." - - -
- Crys chuckled. For the first time since she'd planted herself fiercely on Lusa's driveway that morning she sounded clear and transparent, like a child. Like the crystal she was.
- 2004 Jonathan Kellerman: Therapy ISBN 0 7553 0736 4 page 335:
- "No prob. I'm wired, anyway...Christa or Crystal. Why'd Kayla peg her for a stripper?"
- "Because Gavin said she was a dancer," I said.
- "Well," he said, "name a girl Crystal and what's more likely? That she'll get a Ph.D. in biomechanics, or end up shaking her tail for tips?"