crystallization

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crystal +‎ -ization

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crystallization (countable and uncountable, plural crystallizations)

  1. The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized.
  2. The body formed by crystallizing.
    Silver on precipitation forms arborescent crystallizations.
  3. The formation of a solid from a solution, melt, vapour or from a different solid phase
  4. The process or the result of becoming more definite or precise.

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