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Nobody has a crystal ball, and part of evolving a business plan is to say, 'I might have said we're going left, but I see the opportunity and we're going right.'
Ryan Kavanaugh

Meaning of "crystal ball" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRYSTAL BALL

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRYSTAL BALL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crystal ball is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRYSTAL BALL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

crystal ball

Crystal ball

A crystal ball is a crystal or glass ball believed by some people to aid in the performance of clairvoyance. It is sometimes known as a shew stone. A body of water, either in a container or on the ground, used for this purpose, is called a scrying pool.

Definition of crystal ball in the English dictionary

The definition of crystal ball in the dictionary is the glass globe used in crystal gazing.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRYSTAL BALL

crystal
crystal class
crystal counter
crystal detector
crystal form
crystal gazer
crystal gazing
crystal habit
crystal healing
crystal lattice
crystal meth
crystal microphone
crystal nucleus
Crystal Palace
crystal pick-up
crystal set
crystal system
crystal violet
crystal-clear
crystalisability

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRYSTAL BALL

ball
beach ball
billiard ball
bonus ball
costume ball
cue ball
dead ball
debutante ball
eight ball
golf ball
jump ball
masked ball
medicine ball
on the ball
play ball
punching ball
stress ball
Swiss ball
tea ball
tennis ball
wrecking ball

Synonyms and antonyms of crystal ball in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «crystal ball» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRYSTAL BALL

Find out the translation of crystal ball to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crystal ball from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crystal ball» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

水晶球
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bola de cristal
570 millions of speakers

English

crystal ball
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्रिस्टल बॉल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكرة الكريستال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

хрустальный шар
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bola de cristal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্রিস্টাল বল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

boule de cristal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

bola kristal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kristallkugel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

水晶球
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

크리스탈 공
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kristal bola
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quả cầu pha lê
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பளிங்கு பந்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रिस्टल बॉल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kristal top
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sfera di cristallo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

crystal Ball
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кришталева куля
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

glob de cristal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κρυστάλλινη σφαίρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kristal bal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kristallkula
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

krystallkule
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crystal ball

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRYSTAL BALL»

The term «crystal ball» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.156 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crystal ball

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9 QUOTES WITH «CRYSTAL BALL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word crystal ball.
1
Ron Conway
Entrepreneurs, because they need money, they are willing to share their crystal ball with someone like me. That's the best thing ever.
2
Ray Dalio
He who lives by the crystal ball will eat shattered glass.
3
Edgar Fiedler
He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass.
4
Bob Kahn
You can't gaze in the crystal ball and see the future. What the Internet is going to be in the future is what society makes it.
5
Ryan Kavanaugh
Nobody has a crystal ball, and part of evolving a business plan is to say, 'I might have said we're going left, but I see the opportunity and we're going right.'
6
Mary Matalin
He who looks in the crystal ball ends up eating glass... They're way, way close.
7
Mike McCue
As an entrepreneur, in many ways it's like looking into the crystal ball for what my company will hopefully go through as it starts to think about bigger challenges - scaling internationally, getting ready to go public, and all those different things.
8
Michael Moschen
I bought a crystal ball, and I wanted to use it, but I didn't know how, and I wouldn't use it until I developed a technique to use it that was truthful.
9
Jay Alan Sekulow
I don't think anybody has that crystal ball but the president.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRYSTAL BALL»

Discover the use of crystal ball in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crystal ball and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Financial Modeling with Crystal Ball and Excel
This is a must-have book for anyone using Crystal Ball, and anyone wanting an overview of basic risk management concepts." —Paul Dietz, Manager, Quantitative Analysis, Westar Energy "John Charnes presents an insightful exploration of ...
John Charnes, 2012
2
Crystal Ball Reading for Beginners
"Alexandra Chauran, a second-generation fortuneteller, presents everything you need to know to begin doing crystal ball readings immediately.
Alexandra Chauran, 2011
3
Crystal Ball Gazing: The Complete Guide to Choosing and ...
For a new generation of seekers, here is a guide to illuminating the present with sparkling new clarity, catching a glimpse of the future--and having a ball while doing it.
Uma Silbey, 1998
4
Crystal Ball: Stones, Amulets, And Talismans For Power, ...
In Crystal Ball, Sibyl Ferguson offers a concise and accurate account of the history and the art of using crystal balls, or "shewstones", as they were called in the Bible, as a tool for enhancing daily life.
Sibyl Ferguson, 2005
5
Failing the Crystal Ball Test: The Carter Administration and ...
Offers a systematic analysis of predictive failure in one of Americas greatest foreign policy debacles.
Ofira Seliktar, 2000
6
The Shattered Crystal Ball: Fear and Learning in the Cuban ...
An examination of the Cuban Missile Crisis from a psychological perspective, arguing that fear played a central role in the outcome of the crisis
James G. Blight, 1992
7
Unexpected Expectations: The Curiosities of a Mathematical ...
Encouraging you to embrace the mysteries of mathematics, this book helps you appreciate the applications of mathematical expectation, "a statistical crystal ball." Listen to an interview with the author on NewBooksinMath.com.
Leonard M. Wapner, 2012
8
Titania's Crystal Ball: Now You Can See Your Future
The guidebook explains everything you need to know, from "What will I see?" and "How do I start?" to "What else can I do?" Bestselling author Titania Hardie is your expert guide. Crystalomancy is now within everyone's grasp.
Titania Hardie, 2013
9
The Secret Society of the Pink Crystal Ball: Samantha
Erin inherits a Magic 8 Ball and a set of cryptic instructions from her free-spirited aunt.
Risa Green, 2012
10
Corpse in the Crystal Ball
Psychic Sunshine Meadows makes a dark discovery in the woods… After clearing her name as the prime suspect in a murder, Sunny Meadows hopes she can finally enjoy some serenity in the idyllic town of Divinity in upstate New York.
Kari Lee Townsend, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRYSTAL BALL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crystal ball is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Look into this Crystal Ball, It'll Be Your Smart Home Servant
Now that we have all these smart home devices, we need more products that tie everything together — we're supposed to be all about cutting ... «Chip Chick, Jul 15»
2
Mahomet native finds success in crystal ball
Mahomet native Kate Brown hands rock legend Steven Tyler a crystal ball, performing in Tyler's latest music video for his new country hit "Love ... «Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette, Jul 15»
3
A crystal ball gaze: Mamata & the Prime Minister's chair
Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks on as Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee greet ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jul 15»
4
The crystal ball of Pakistani fashion
Mojica says Pakistani female consumers are brand-savvy, which is why they appreciate that they're part of a brand heritage when wearing ... «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
5
POLITICALLY DIRECT
It has been replaced by a crystal ball and, in some cases, a justice's personal opinion. Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg have ... «WND.com, Jul 15»
6
Tennessee trending in Crystal Ball
The 247Sports Crystal Ball currently points to Tennessee as one of the favorites to land a number of its targets in the 2016 class, and several of ... «247Sports, Jun 15»
7
Highlights/Crystal Ball: Keyshawn "Pie" Young
Embedded below are the junior highlights for 2016 three-star wide receiver offer Keyshawn "Pie" Young, who was offered by the Michigan staff ... «247Sports, Jun 15»
8
Crystal ball gazing punter pockets more than $5k for picking …
Crystal ball gazing punter pockets more than $5k for picking Hurricanes, Highlanders final. By ONE News Reporter Max Bania. Published: ... «TVNZ, Jun 15»
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Crystal Ball
Congratulations to Loren Sanders of Encinitas, Calif., who correctly guessed the 5.1% increase in U.S. existing-home sales in May from a ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
10
Peering into the Nuggets' NBA draft crystal ball
The draft is upon us, which means the endless rumors finally come to an end and actual moves can start to be made. The Nuggets, with many ... «The Denver Post, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Crystal ball [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crystal-ball>. Sep 2019 ».
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