crystal face

crystal face

[¦krist·əl ¦fās]
(crystallography)
One of the outward planar surfaces which define a crystal and reflect its internal structure. Also known as face.
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The new Swarovski Shine collection also includes a wearable with a brilliant crystal face.
Follow the lead of the Queen of the Nile and try a Gold Crystal Face Mask.
The crystal face characteristics corresponding to the diffraction rings produced by the precipitates at the inorganic-organic interface are very close to those of HAP (Table 5).
Emerald and ruby coloured crystal face ring watches (pounds 55), sapphire coloured pendant watch (pounds 65), green crystal faced watch (pounds 99) all by Philippe Starck with Fossil.
Bean has developed a stainless steel field watch for gardening (or hiking, biking and crafts) with a thick, scratch-resistant crystal face and watertight O-ring to keep water out of the works if you get extra sweaty - or caught in the sprinklers.
Researchers can use existing phage libraries to identify the macrophages that bind strongly to a surface--for example, the 001 crystal face of' aragonite-which in turn allows them to identify the polypeptide sequence present that bonds specifically to the particular surface facet.
It is waterproof up to 100 meters and features a non-scratch sapphire crystal face, voice recorder, built-in microphone, built-in lithium-ion battery, and included USB or AC adaptor charger.
They'll contain 18 jewelled bearings (diamond and gold), a hand-crafted sapphire crystal face, high-resolution display and a hi-fi quality audio system.
But thanks to him, the world now knows that the crystal structure of a hexagonal close packed lattice is less stable than a crystal face centred cubic lattice.
The Headwaters Nanokinetix unit will focus on leveraging its core catalyst technology -- nanoparticle deposition, crystal face alignment and anchoring -- through application-specific partnerships to generate revenue from R&D funding, licensing and catalyst manufacturing.
At 42 millimeters in diameter, the watch features a genuine sapphire crystal face with an anti-glare coating, as well as a genuine sapphire crystal on the see-through case back to showcase the watch movement and rotor.