Definition of crystallize
crystallizableplay \ˈkri-stə-ˌlī-zə-bəl, ˌkri-stə-ˈlī-\ adjective
crystallizationplay \ˌkri-stə-li-ˈzā-shən\ noun
Examples of crystallize in a sentence
Eventually the paint will start to crystallize.
Certain conditions can cause carbon to crystallize into diamonds.
Certain conditions can crystallize carbon into diamonds.
The final paragraph of the essay crystallizes her theory.
He tried to crystallize his thoughts.
Her theory crystallizes in the final paragraph of the essay.
First Known Use of crystallize
CRYSTALLIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crystallize for English Language Learners
: to change into a solid form that is made up of crystals
: to cause (something, such as an idea, belief, etc.) to become clear and fully formed
CRYSTALLIZE Defined for Kids
Definition of crystallize for Students
1 : to form or cause to form crystals or grains
2 : to take or cause to take definite form The plan crystallized slowly.
Medical Definition of crystallize
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