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Noun: crystallization  ,kris-tu-lu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,kris-tu-lI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The formation of crystals
    - crystallisation [Brit], crystallizing, crystallising [Brit]
  2. A rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces
    - crystal
  3. A mental synthesis that becomes fixed or concrete by a process resembling crystal formation

Derived forms: crystallizations

Type of: chemical phenomenon, construction, mental synthesis, rock, stone

Encyclopedia: Crystallization