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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To take on or give a definite form. Also: To form a solid substance with a repeating arrangement of its atoms.

Usage examples (33)
  • Sometimes my thoughts will crystallize as I talk about my ideas with someone else.
  • He tried to crystallize his thoughts
  • crystallize minerals
  • Mr. Reesling was silent for a long time, letting the idea crystallize, so to speak. for more
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