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Synonyms for crystallization

the formation of crystals

a rock formed by the solidification of a substance


a mental synthesis that becomes fixed or concrete by a process resembling crystal formation

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Also called amorphous metals, these glasses possess unusual electronic and magnetic properties but are tough to make because the molten metal must cool very quickly to prevent crystalization, says chemist Kenneth S.
At some temperature, if crystalization of a second component does not occur, the material between the ice crystals [in a frozen food product] becomes so viscous that it enters the glassy state," Reid explained.
Organ Recovery Systems will use funds from one of these NIH grants to study the vitrification of constructs--a proprietary method of stabilizing biological systems in an ice-free, glassy state without the inherent problems associated with water crystalization that often damages cells and tissue in traditional cryopreservation.
The badly resolved melting peak for the copolymer P3(HB-co-24%HV) may be related to the espherulites that grow around the crystalization temperature.
These trends may indicate that magmatic evolution was controlled by a similar process such as fractional crystalization, but that minerals involved in the process may have been different in the MBG and MPG.
The crystalization of value through this high quality income fund represents another important step in MDC's strategy to increase its financial flexibility and realize incremental value for our shareholders," said Nadal.
Crystalization & Mechanical Behavior of Polymers