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- n. The chemical engineering vessel in which the crystallization of a solution takes place
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which causes or assists in crystallization; something employed in a process of crystallization. Also spelled crystalliser.
- n. In petrography, an agent, such as gas, in molten rock-magmas, which by increasing the mobility of the liquid promotes the development of crystals without entering into their composition. Sometimes called a mineralizing agent.
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