Granulation vs Crystallization - What's the difference?

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In uncountable|lang=en terms the difference between granulation and crystallization

is that granulation is (uncountable) the condition of being granulated 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.

As nouns the difference between granulation and crystallization

is that granulation is the formation of granules 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.

granulation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The formation of granules
  • (uncountable) The condition of being granulated
  • Granulated tissue on the surface of a healing wound; granulation tissue
  • (astronomy) A bright, transient granular marking on the Sun's photosphere
  • The attachment of granules of precious metal to underlying metal of jewellery
  • 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