ice crystal

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: crystal - small crystals of iceice crystal - small crystals of ice    
downfall, precipitation - the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
H2O, water - binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
crystal - a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
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They are produced by refraction of light from mineral and ice crystals, from mist, rain, spray, and no end of things; and I am afraid they are the penalty I must pay for transparency.
I seated myself in his armchair and warmed my hands before his crackling fire, for a sharp frost had set in, and the windows were thick with the ice crystals.
So, scientists at the University of Wisconsin investigated the extent that enzymatically hydrolyzed gelatin might inhibit ice crystal growth in an ice cream mix.
Recent experimental studies of ice crystal structures have shown that ice under a wide range of atmospheric conditions does not always conform to the standard hexagonal crystal structure.
As ice crystal icing is associated to high altitude condition and engine compressor environment, it was useful to develop facilities able to simulate variable pressure.
Objective: Fish living in polar oceans have evolved an elegant, macromolecular, solution to survive in sub-zero water: they secrete antifreeze (glyco)proteins (AFGPs) which have several antifreeze effects, including ice recrystallization inhibition (IRI) - they slow the rate of ice crystal growth.
Cold comfort IMBUING your skin with the survival instincts of an Arctic ice climber, La Prairie Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Emulsion is infused with a bio-tech complex derived from purple saxifrage, Swiss snow algae and saponaria puminara - plants found on the loftiest ledges of the Alps.
Shaw said the mass of an ice crystal is related to its growth time.
To reduce chances of ice crystal conditions, Boeing recommends that operators fly, at least, 50 nautical miles from thunderstorms that may contain ice crystals," Birtel added.
The sugar sits between the ice crystals, holding them together but keeping them from touching each other so they won't fuse into a larger ice crystal.
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