verb (used with object), crys·tal·lized, crys·tal·liz·ing.
verb (used without object), crys·tal·lized, crys·tal·liz·ing.
Examples from the Web for crystallize
For years, I wondered who had signed up for all of the slots, and eventually a character started to crystallize in my imagination.Real Thrills And High Art In A Poignant Page-Turner Of A Novel|Susan Cheever|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But with anger about cuts starting to crystallize, that might change.
And principles will not crystallize without debate—and certainly not by Monday.
The result of this insurrection was to crystallize tendencies toward harshness which the economic revolution was making advisable.The Negro|W.E.B. Du Bois
Nor does he seem to crystallize into anything except sunburn.The Cruise of the Snark|Jack London
To "sugar off" is to boil the sirup until it is thick enough to crystallize into sugar.Being a Boy|Charles Dudley Warner
It is supposed that they did not crystallize in the lamprophyre dike but in some way were caught up by it.
Argument usually tends to crystallize around two antitheses.The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy|Theodore Lothrop Stoddard