• WordNet 3.6
    • v crystalise cause to take on a definite and clear shape "He tried to crystallize his thoughts"
    • v crystalise assume crystalline form; become crystallized
    • v crystalise cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form "crystallize minerals"
    • v crystalise make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear "Could you clarify these remarks?","Clear up the question of who is at fault"
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In literature:

I am not aware of any other instance where similar crystalisations have taken place under the sea water.
"The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald, Vol. II" by Thomas Lord Cochrane

In science:

Clearly this approach will only work if the thermal energy is located more in some particles than in others, which is true for a gas of weakly interacting particles, but not for a crystalised system such as a cold string of trapped ions.
The Ion Trap Quantum Information Processor
However, evaporation may be useful in an ion trap as a first stage of cooling, to bring about crystalisation.
The Ion Trap Quantum Information Processor
The notion behind this principle was crystalised through work of E.
Infinite asymptotic games