recrystallize(redirected from recrystallise)
1. (Chemistry) chem to dissolve and subsequently crystallize (a substance) from the solution, as in purifying chemical compounds, or (of a substance) to crystallize in this way
2. (Metallurgy) to undergo or cause to undergo the process in which a deformed metal forms a new set of undeformed crystal grains
reˌcrystalliˈzation, reˌcrystalliˈsation n
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v. -lized, -liz•ing. v.i.
1. to become crystallized again.v.t.
2. to crystallize again.
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Past participle: recrystallized
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