Definitions for crystallization
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crystallization, crystallisation, crystallizing(noun)
the formation of crystals
a rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces
a mental synthesis that becomes fixed or concrete by a process resembling crystal formation
The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized.
The body formed by crystallizing; as, silver on precipitation forms arborescent crystallizations.
The formation of a solid from a solution, melt, vapour or from a different solid phase
The process or the result of becoming more definite or precise.
the act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized
the body formed by crystallizing; as, silver on precipitation forms arborescent crystallizations
Crystallization is the process of formation of solid crystals precipitating from a solution, melt or more rarely deposited directly from a gas. Crystallization is also a chemical solid–liquid separation technique, in which mass transfer of a solute from the liquid solution to a pure solid crystalline phase occurs. In chemical engineering crystallization occurs in a crystallizer. Crystallization is therefore an aspect of precipitation, obtained through a variation of the solubility conditions of the solute in the solvent, as compared to precipitation due to chemical reaction.
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The formation of crystalline substances from solutions or melts. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
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