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crystallize

verb
     
Related topics: Chemistry, Geology
crys‧tal‧lize also crystallise British English
1 [intransitive and transitive]HC if a liquid crystallizes, it forms crystals:
The liquid will crystallize at 50 degrees centigrade.
2 [intransitive and transitive] if an idea, plan etc crystallizes or is crystallized, it becomes very clear in your mind:
Inside her a thought was crystallizing.
crystallization noun [uncountable]

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