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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The process of forming a solid substance with a repeating arrangement of atoms.

Usage examples (36)
  • They were able to watch the crystallization of the salt as the water evaporated.
  • Stendhal has written of what he calls the crystallization of a loving relationship.
  • The bond-forming process of crystallization is exothermic meaning that it releases heat energy.
  • For the chemist crystallization is the final goal in the preparation of a substance in pure form. for more
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