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- n. The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized.
- n. The body formed by crystallizing; as, silver on precipitation forms arborescent crystallizations.
- n. The formation of a solid from a solution, melt, vapour or from a different solid phase
- n. The process or the result of becoming more definite or precise.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized; the formation of crystals.
- n. The body formed by crystallizing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The process by which the molecules of a substance which is in the state of a liquid (or vapor) unite in regular (crystalline) form when it solidifies by cooling or evaporation.
- n. The mass or body formed by the process of crystallizing.
- n. Also spelled crystallisation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces
- n. a mental synthesis that becomes fixed or concrete by a process resembling crystal formation
- n. the formation of crystals
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