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crystallize

kri stuh lahyz

  • v  cause to take on a definite and clear shape
    He tried to crystallize his thoughts
  • v  make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
  • v  cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystallize minerals
  • v  assume crystalline form; become crystallized

  • Britain's MI-5 intelligence service and Scotland Yard had been tracking the plot for several months, but only in the past two weeks had the plotters' planning begun to crystallize .
  • These simple observations, stated with a tinge of hope and pride, crystallize much of what China as a nation has learned about itself over the past two weeks.
  • These simple observations, stated with a tinge of hope and pride, crystallize much of what China as a nation has learned about itself over the past several weeks.
News & Articles

  • Predicting Baltimore Ravens' Depth Chart, Post OTAs
    The 2013 Baltimore Ravens have already taken the practice field as a unit, and their roster and depth chart are starting to crystallize as a result. While the on-field action must be taken with a grain of salt, it is still valuable in determining where exactly the Ravens' new additions stand in relation to their teammates. In a lot of cases, new additions will be taking the field with the ...
    June 11, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Stratford community
    It is always good when townspeople come together and rub elbows as a community. It is good to see neighbors, acquaintances and strangers get away from their routines and enjoy each other’s company, and it helps to crystallize what Stratford is and how it represents itself.
    June 6, 2013 - Stratford Star
Quotes

  • Jimmy Iovine in Reuters
    Dre and I have been developing these headphones for a while and in Monster we found a partner that could work with us to crystallize his vision and develop them to the quality level he expects,said Jimmy Iovine, Chairman of Interscope Geffen...
  • Scott McClellan in San Diego Union Tribune
    For me, I just realized as these issues started to come at us and started to crystallize that it really wasn't a good fit, and that I wouldn't be comfortable doing this and that it wouldn't be fair to him [the prersident] to be part of the team and... Judd Gregg http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judd_Gregg&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEOpG9TW6nrtoyoVcT8MiVLfMf-Ug Voice of America http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-02-12-voa62.cfm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG8Tueq4YZCHNJEn_7MNTRClAHZVw Feb 12, 2009 24011 32134 crystallize I think this will be an opportunity for him to crystallize his thoughts prior to the first debate," White House press secretary Scott McClellan said. "You obviously only have a limited amount of time to get your points across."

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