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Make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear.  Synonyms: clear, clear up, crystalise, crystalize, crystallize, elucidate, enlighten, illuminate, shed light on, sort out, straighten out.  "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
Cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form.  Synonyms: crystalise, crystalize, crystallize.
Cause to take on a definite and clear shape.  Synonyms: crystalise, crystalize, crystallize.

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"Crystallise" Quotes from Famous Books

... of the gravel. I was informed that one small salina occurs in an alluvial plain within the valley of the Rio Negro, and therefore its origin must be subsequent to the excavation of that valley. When I visited the salina, fifteen miles above the town, the salt was beginning to crystallise, and on the muddy bottom there were lying many crystals, generally placed crossways of sulphate of soda (as ascertained by Mr. Reeks), and embedded in the mud, numerous crystals of sulphate of lime, from one ...
— South American Geology - also: - Title: Geological Observations On South America • Charles Darwin

Words linked to "Crystallise" :   change integrity, physics, natural philosophy, elucidate, form, shape, clarify, effloresce, crystallisation, illuminate

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