HyperDic: crystallise

English > 3 senses of the word crystallise:
VERBcognitioncrystallise, clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidatemake free from confusion / confusion or ambiguity
changecrystallise, crystallize, crystalize, crystalisecause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
changecrystallise, crystallize, crystalise, crystalizecause to take on a definite and clear shape
English > crystallise: 3 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningmake free from confusion / confusion or ambiguity; make clear.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsclear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate
Broaderclarify, clear up, elucidatemake clear and (more) comprehensible
Spanishaclarar, clarificar, cristalizar, dilucidar, esclarecer, explicar
Catalandilucidar, esclarir
English > crystallise: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause to form crystals or assume crystalline form.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymscrystallize, crystalize, crystalise
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Cause tocrystallize, crystalize, crystalise, effloresceassume crystalline form
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Spanishcristalizar
Catalancristal·litzar-se, cristal·litzar
Nounscrystallisationthe formation of crystals
English > crystallise: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningCause to take on a definite and clear shape.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscrystallize, crystalise, crystalize
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to
Spanishcristalizar
Catalancristal·litzar-se, cristal·litzar

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