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Definition of "crystallization" [crys•tal•li•za•tion]

  • The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized. (noun)
  • The body formed by crystallizing; as, silver on precipitation forms arborescent crystallizations. (noun)
  • The formation of a solid from a solution, melt, vapour or from a different solid phase (noun)
  • The process or the result of becoming more definite or precise. (noun)

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Use "crystallization" in a sentence
  • "Stendhal has written of what he calls the crystallization of a loving relationship."
  • "The bond-forming process of crystallization is exothermic meaning that it releases heat energy."
  • "I call crystallization that process of mind which discovers fresh perfections in its beloved at every turn of events."