- v make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
- v cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
- v cause to take on a definite and clear shape
- a having become fixed and definite in form
- They had crystallised at the moment when John McCain picked Sarah Palin, who more than any other political figure incarnates the determination of the powerful (and lucky) to .
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- Tullow Oil sees Uganda deal signed "within weeks"
LONDON (Reuters) - Tulow Oil Plc expects to have a government memorandum of understanding on commercialisation of Ugandan oil signed "within weeks" and believes positive well test results in Kenya has "crystallised the thinking of all parties" around a pipeline route that would see Ugandan production exported via Kenya, finance director Ian Springett said on Wednesday after a first quarter ...
July 3, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- Andrew Motion in Reuters UK
Poet laureate Andrew Motion, who chaired a panel of judges, said Heaney's poems had "crystallised the story of our times. The self-renewing force of his writing, and the sheer scale of his achievement make the award of the Cohen Prize an absolutely...
- Tony Abbott in Sydney Morning Herald
I think the mining tax more than anything else has crystallised people's doubts about whether Labor can be trusted with the economy,Mr Abbott said. "They are desperately trying to pretend that the issue has been resolved. It has not been...
- Chris Judd in The Age
I have known for quite a while, it probably crystallised this year, but in my own mind in 2005 at the end of that year when I sat down it was going to be unlikely I will stay on after this contract (ending in 2007),Judd said. "I didn't...