recrystallization

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recrystallization (plural recrystallizations)

  1. (chemistry) a technique for the purification of chemical compounds in which the compound is dissolved in a solvent and slowly cooled to form crystals
  2. (geology) a process in the formation of metamorphic rocks
  3. (metallurgy) the growth of grain fragments in an alloy, especially when it is worked by cold rolling

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