postcrystallization

crystallization

[kris-tl-uh-zey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act or process of crystallizing.
2.
a crystallized body or formation.

Origin:
1655–65; crystall- + -ization

postcrystallization, adjective
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crystallization
1660s, noun of action from crystallize. Figurative use is attested from 1842.
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crystallization crys·tal·li·za·tion (krĭs'tə-lĭ-zā'shən)
n.
The formation of crystals or the assumption of a crystalline form.


crys'tal·lize' (-līz') v.
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