Evaporation vs Crystallization - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between evaporation and crystallization

is that evaporation is evaporation while crystallization is (uncountable) the act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized.

evaporation

English

Noun

  • The process of a liquid converting to the gaseous state.
  • The process in which all or a portion of liquid (in a container) is turned into vapour, in order to increase the concentration of solid matter in the mixture.
  • (archaic) That which is evaporated; vapor.
  • See also

    * vaporization

    crystallization

    Alternative forms

    * (UK) crystallisation

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (uncountable) The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized.
  • (countable) The body formed by crystallizing; as, silver on precipitation forms arborescent crystallizations.
  • (uncountable, physics, chemistry) The formation of a solid from a solution, melt, vapour or from a different solid phase
  • (countable) The process or the result of becoming more definite or precise.
  • Derived terms

    * fractional crystallization * water of crystallization