crystallization


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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.
References in classic literature ?
In the little German watering-place to which the Shtcherbatskys had betaken themselves, as in all places indeed where people are gathered together, the usual process, as it were, of the crystallization of society went on, assigning to each member of that society a definite and unalterable place.
It was an emanation of her spirit, a pure and gracious crystallization of her divine essence.
its dark, low-studded rooms--its grime and sordidness, which are the crystallization on its walls of the human breath, that has been drawn and exhaled here in discontent and anguish?
On the outside the grains of sand are rounded, and have a slightly glazed appearance: I could not distinguish any signs of crystallization.
This frame, so slightly clad, was a sort of crystallization around me, and reacted on the builder.
The thousand roofs, dense, angular, clinging to each other, composed, nearly all, of the same geometrical element, offered, when viewed from above, the aspect of a crystallization of the same substance.
This is furnished by numerous salt springs of limpid water, which are continually welling up, overflowing their borders, and forming beautiful crystallizations.
Mimic waves began to curl over the margin of the frozen field, which exhibited an outline of crystallizations that slowly receded toward the north.
For this reason, crystallization is a major research interest in the field of polymer physics.
Patent 9,238,341 (January 19,2016), "Preform Neck Crystallization Method," Yoichi Tsuchiya (Nissei ASB Machine Co.
After an overview of membrane-assisted crystallization operations, they cover theoretical aspects in membrane crystallization; membrane materials; the membrane crystallization of inorganic compounds; the morphology, polymorphism, and co-crystallization of molecular compounds; and the crystallization of biomacromolecules.