crystallize

Definitions of crystallize
  1. verb
    cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystallize minerals”
    synonyms: crystalise, crystalize, crystallise
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    type of:
    change integrity
    change in physical make-up
  2. verb
    assume crystalline form; become crystallized
    synonyms: crystalise, crystalize, effloresce
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    types:
    devitrify
    become crystalline
    type of:
    solidify
    become solid
  3. verb
    cause to take on a definite and clear shape
    “He tried to crystallize his thoughts”
    synonyms: crystalise, crystalize, crystallise
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    type of:
    form, shape
    give shape or form to
  4. verb
    make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
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