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(as) clear as crystal

Easily visible and/or understandable. I want the language in these legal contracts to be as clear as crystal so that there is no confusion. The sign is right there on the door—it's as clear as crystal.
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*clear as crystal

 
1. Cliché very clear; transparent. (*Also: as ~.) The stream was as clear as crystal. She cleaned the windowpane until it was clear as crystal.
2. Cliché very clear; easy to understand. (*Also: as ~.) The explanation was as clear as crystal. Her lecture was not clear as crystal, but at least it was not dull.
See also: clear, crystal

clear as crystal

1. If something is as clear as crystal, it is transparent or very clear. It was a brilliant blue day, as clear as crystal, with a sun that was just comfortably hot. Note: People also use the more frequent adjective crystal clear. The water is crystal clear.
2. If something is as clear as crystal, it is very obvious or easy to understand. The policy is very clear - it's as clear as crystal. Note: People also use the more frequent adjective crystal clear. Make sure your instructions are crystal clear.
See also: clear, crystal