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crys·tal·lize

also crys·tal·ize  (krĭs′tə-līz′)
v. crys·tal·lized, crys·tal·liz·ing, crys·tal·liz·es also crys·tal·ized or crys·tal·iz·ing or crys·tal·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To cause to form crystals or assume a crystalline structure.
2. To give a definite, precise, and usually permanent form to: The scientists finally crystallized their ideas about the role of the protein.
3. To coat with crystals, as of sugar.
v.intr.
1. To assume a crystalline form.
2. To take on a definite, precise, and usually permanent form.

crys′tal·liz′a·ble adj.
crys′tal·li·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
crys′tal·liz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crystallization - the formation of crystalscrystallization - the formation of crystals    
chemical phenomenon - any natural phenomenon involving chemistry (as changes to atoms or molecules)
efflorescence, bloom - a powdery deposit on a surface
2.crystallization - a rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces
crystallite - any of numerous minute rudimentary crystalline bodies of unknown composition found in glassy igneous rock
rock, stone - a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me"
3.crystallization - a mental synthesis that becomes fixed or concrete by a process resembling crystal formation
mental synthesis, construction - the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought
Translations
kristalizace
krystallisering
kristályosításkristályosodás
kristallamyndun, kristöllun
kryštalizácia
kristalleşme

crystallization

crystallisation [ˌkrɪstəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] (British) n
[thoughts, opinions] → cristallisation f
(CHEMISTRY) [substance] → cristallisation f

crystallization

n
(lit)Kristallisierung f; (out of another substance) → Auskristallisierung f
(fig)(Heraus)kristallisierung f; (= crystallized form)kristallisierte Form; after the crystallization of these ideas into a theorynachdem sich aus diesen Gedanken eine Theorie herauskristallisiert hatte

crystallization

[ˌkrɪstəlaɪˈzeɪʃn] ncristallizzazione f

crystal

(ˈkristl) noun
1. a small part of a solid substance (eg salt or ice) which has a regular shape.
2. a special kind of very clear glass. This bowl is made of crystal.
ˈcrystalline (-lain) adjective
(of minerals etc) formed into crystals. Salt is a crystalline substance.
ˈcrystallize, ˈcrystallise verb
1. to form (into) crystals. He crystallized the salt from the sea water.
2. to cover with a coating of sugar crystals. crystallized fruits.
3. to make or become definite or clear. He tried to crystallize his ideas.
ˌcrystalliˈzation, ˌcrystalliˈsation noun
crystal ball
a glass ball used in fortune-telling.
crystal clear
absolutely clear. My instructions were crystal clear.