Crystallization vs Macroseeding - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between crystallization and macroseeding

is that crystallization is (uncountable) the act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized while macroseeding is the seeding of crystallization using an intact crystal that has already been grown.

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

    macroseeding

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The seeding of crystallization using an intact crystal that has already been grown
  • *{{quote-journal, 1998, date=March 6, Lance Stewart et al., A Model for the Mechanism of Human Topoisomerase I, Science citation
  • , passage=Repeated cycles of macroseeding were required to obtain crystals of sufficient size for data collection

    Coordinate terms

    *microseeding *streak seeding