- The definition of a crystal lattice is the geometric pattern of a crystal.
An example of a crystal lattice is the naturally forming structure of quartz in silica.
crystal lattice definition by Webster's New World
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the regular spaced pattern resulting when atoms, molecules, or ions are arranged to form a crystal
crystal lattice definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A geometric arrangement of the points in space at which the atoms, molecules, or ions of a crystal occur. Also called space lattice.