Definition of recrystallize in English:

recrystallize

Syllabification: re·crys·tal·lize
Pronunciation: /ˌrēˈkristəˌlīz
 
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verb

Form or cause to form crystals again.
More example sentences
  • The heat and/or pressure experienced during metamorphism causes the calcium carbonate to recrystallize into a tightly interlocking mass of calcite crystals.
  • Fat crystals with high melting points ‘dissolve’ in this liquid fat and are taken along to the surface where they can recrystallise as spiky crystals.
  • Normally in a chemistry laboratory, filtration is generally used to separate solid impurities from a liquid or a solution or to collect a solid substance from the liquid or solution from which it was precipitated or recrystallized.

Derivatives

recrystallization

noun
More example sentences
  • This involves ionic diffusion processes in the crystal structure of the solids, leading to phase change and recrystallisation.
  • These form emulsions with the sugar and help to prevent recrystallization of the mixture when this is not desired.
  • In the near field above the container the borehole will be very effectively sealed by melting, recrystallization and metamorphism of the host rock backfill.

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