Definition of Crystallization

1. Noun. The formation of crystals.

Exact synonyms: Crystallisation, Crystallizing
Generic synonyms: Chemical Phenomenon
Specialized synonyms: Bloom, Efflorescence
Derivative terms: Crystallise, Crystallize, Crystallize, Crystallize, Crystallize

2. Noun. A rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces.
Exact synonyms: Crystal
Specialized synonyms: Crystallite
Generic synonyms: Rock, Stone
Derivative terms: Crystalize, Crystalize, Crystallize, Crystallize

3. Noun. A mental synthesis that becomes fixed or concrete by a process resembling crystal formation.
Generic synonyms: Construction, Mental Synthesis
Derivative terms: Crystallize

Definition of Crystallization

1. n. The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized.

Definition of Crystallization

1. Noun. The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized. ¹

2. Noun. The body formed by crystallizing; as, silver on precipitation forms arborescent crystallizations. ¹

3. Noun. (uncountable physics chemistry) The formation of a solid from a solution, melt, vapour or from a different solid phase ¹

4. Noun. The process or the result of becoming more definite or precise. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crystallization

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Medical Definition of Crystallization

1. The formation of crystals, conversion to a crystalline form. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crystallization

crystalline protein
crystallines
crystallinities
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crystallisation
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crystallite
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crystallizable
crystallization (current term)
crystallizations
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crystalloclast
crystalloclasts
crystallogen
crystallogenesis
crystallogeny

Literary usage of Crystallization

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1. The Natural History of Igneous Rocks by Alfred Harker (1909)
"Pressure as affecting crystallization.—Limited miscibility in rock-magmas.—crystallization in a ternary magma. crystallization in a Binary Magma. ..."

2. First principles of chemistry for the use of colleges and schools: For the by Benjamin Silliman (1861)
"crystallization. Nature of crystallization and Forms of Crystals. 40. Nature of crystallization.—Thd forms of living nature, both animal and vegetable, ..."

3. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1864)
"The process of crystallization from solution often affords a means of separating two ... Each crystallization diminishes the quantity of adhering impurity, ..."

4. The Metallography and Heat Treatment of Iron and Steel by Albert Sauveur (1918)
"It will be profitable to consider first the crystallization of steel in general and then the ... crystallization of Steel. — We are indebted to Colonel ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Andrew Miller (1867)
"The process of crystallization from solution often affords a means of separating two ... Each crystallization diminishes the quantity of adhering impurity, ..."

6. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1897)
"The case occurring most frequently is that of crystallization by cooling hot ... We generally have recourse to crystallization either to obtain the ..."

7. The Phase Rule and Its Applications by Alexander Findlay (1904)
"The result will, therefore, be a mixture of double salt and the salt B (congruently saturated solutions). crystallization of Double Salt from Solutions ..."

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