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be crystal clear

1. Of a thing or image, to be strikingly clear or clean. The picture on this new high-definition TV is crystal clear! The skies at the top of the mountain were just crystal clear.
2. Of information or communication, to be very easy to understand and not vague or ambiguous. A: "You have to drop this package off by 5 PM sharp, or it won't get delivered. Is that clear?" B: "Yep, it's crystal clear." A good lecturer is crystal-clear in class, but a great one makes the lessons engaging too.
See also: clear, crystal

crystal clear

1. Of a thing or image, strikingly clear or clean. (Sometimes hyphenated when used as a modifier before a noun.) The picture on this new high-definition TV is crystal clear! The crystal-clear skies at the top of the mountain afforded a spectacular view of the whole state down below.
2. Of information or communication, very easy to understand; not vague or ambiguous. (Sometimes hyphenated when used as a modifier before a noun.) A: "You have to drop this package off by 5 PM sharp, or it won't get delivered. Is that clear?" B: "Crystal clear." A good lecturer provides crystal-clear lessons in class, but a great one makes them engaging.
See also: clear, crystal

crystal clear

1 completely transparent and unclouded. 2 unambiguous; easily understood.
See also: clear, crystal

ˌcrystal ˈclear

very easy to understand; completely obvious: After Anne was late for the third time in a week, her boss made it crystal clear that it must not happen again. OPPOSITE: (as) clear as mud
See also: clear, crystal
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The Crystal Clear Dental staff members are dedicated to providing high quality dental services in Tinley Park and the surrounding areas.
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All in all, a pretty lackluster effort from the man who, more than anyone else, has the power to effect serious changes in City Hall, the man at the heart of the scandal that's made the need for change crystal clear.
in order to render their different appearances crystal clear.
A riveting, fantastic saga, brought to life with vivid sound effects, crystal clear descriptions and heartfelt characterization.
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The ruling is crystal clear," said Keith Powell, executive director of Community Living Ontario.
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RP 6463R polyurethane resin and either RP 6463H Slow or RP 6463H Fast hardeners are formulated for rapid production of tough, crystal clear, thermoplastic-like prototypes and short-run parts with excellent UV stability, according to the company.