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fractional crystallization


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the separation of two solutes from the same solution by using either a solvent or a crystallization temperature such that only one solute is supersaturated and crystallizes out

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a process of gradual and approximate purification and separation, by means of repeated solution and crystallization therefrom.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See crystallization, etc.


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