Translation of crystallize in Spanish:

crystallize

Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪstəlaɪz/

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  • 1.1 [Chemistry/Química] [Geology/Geología] cristalizar* 1.2 (give shape to) [idea/plan] materializar*
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    • A good briefing can save you hours of legwork and days of phone- and email-tag, particularly when you want information that can't be crystallized into a quick, clear question.
    • His ideas never crystallized into a system: he held that political thought had to be as mobile and protean as its object.
    • His smile crystallized into a frozen grin, the part in his hair fracturing to the very foundations of his Brylcream.
    1.3 [Cookery/Cocina] [fruit] confitar, escarchar, abrillantar (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) , cristalizar* (Mexico/México)
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    • As the solution cools, quinine sulfate crystallizes out.
    • Such solutions are unstable and the addition of a tiny amount of the solute will cause all of the excess solute to crystallize out of solution.
    • At regular intervals they remove samples and measure how many of the C triglycerides in the liquid oil phase crystallise out.
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    • If you're going to crystallise the rose petals for the topping, simply paint each one with egg white and dip in caster sugar, coating well.
    • Fleurs de sucre are crystallized flower petals or berries, beautifully packaged up in tall glass tubes.
    • The sliced lemon added on day 2 also becomes crystallized and very yummy as its own treat.

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