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Overview of noun crystallizing

The noun crystallizing has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. crystallization, crystallisation, crystallizing

(the formation of crystals)

Overview of verb crystallize

The verb crystallize has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (2) crystallize, crystallise, crystalise, crystalize

(cause to take on a definite and clear shape; "He tried to crystallize his thoughts")

2. (1) clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate

(make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault")

3. (1) crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise

(cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form; "crystallize minerals")

4. crystallize, crystalize, crystalise, effloresce

(assume crystalline form; become crystallized) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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