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Definition of "crystallisation" [crystallisation]

  • Alternative spelling of crystallization. (noun)

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Use "crystallisation" in a sentence
  • "1836, Sir John Herschel writes as follows: 'If rocks have been so heated as to allow of a commencement of crystallisation, that is to say, if they have been heated to a point at which the particles can begin to move amongst themselves, or at least on their own axes, some general law must then determine the position in which these particles will rest on cooling."
  • "It was not long, however, before their theory of the origin of cells by "crystallisation" from an intra - or extra-cellular cytoblastem was challenged and overthrown, and the generalisation that cells originate by division from pre-existing cells put in its place."
  • "Morfudd Richards, author of Lola's Ice Creams & Sundaes, reckons the secret is glucose syrup which, "prevents the crystallisation of sucrose" – in her recipe, she uses a rough ratio of 1 part syrup to 5 parts sugar."