crystallizing crystallizing  /ˈkrɪ stə ˌlaɪ zɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the formation of crystals

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The charts, while functional, are brutal, crystallizing how readily the legal system commodifies life.
  2. Enron et al may be crystallizing the beginning of a new popular suspicion of corporations.
  3. After trying some 23 substances, he hit on copper chloride as blood's best crystallizing agent.

News

  • Jussi Reijonen: Playground of Sound and Texture

    Jussi Reijonen is an exceptional musician. On his debut recording as a leader, Un (Self Produced, 2012), the Finnish guitarist/oudist has succeeded in crystallizing a spectrum of influences, sounds and textures into a highly personal, sensual mosaic that blurs the distinction between jazz, Middle Eastern traditional music, West African music, and even Finnish folk elements.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: All About Jazz

Quotes

  1. "Today was very informative and very helpful in crystallizing some of my thoughts insofar as what we can negotiate ...... and what needs to be accomplished," Kerry told The Associated Press by telephone.
    on Dec 16, 2006 By: John Kerry Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Egypt is right now working on crystallizing a final draft of an agreement that will be presented to the Arab League (AL) afterwards in order to be approved as a solution for the current split," Qurei told reporters.
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Ahmed Qureia Source: Xinhua

  3. "We believe that a more balanced view of the Philippine human rights situation is crystallizing," Bunye said.
    on Mar 27, 2007 By: Ignacio Bunye Source: Asianjournal.com

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