crys•tal•lizePronunciation: (kris'tl-īz"), [key]
—v., -lized, -liz•ing.
to form into crystals; cause to assume crystalline form.
to give definite or concrete form to: to crystallize an idea.
to coat with sugar.
to form crystals; become crystalline in form.
to assume definite or concrete form. Also, esp. Brit.,crys'tal•lise".
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