Meaning of crystallizable in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkrɪst(ə)ˌlʌɪzəb(ə)l/


(also British crystallisable)

See crystallize

‘After 1985/6 the real glory days of terminal bonus and potentially crystallisable gain were over.’
  • ‘More subtly, by dividing the crystallizable material into discrete nanometer-scale domains, such as cylinders or spheres, one nucleation event per domain becomes necessary to crystallize the material.’
  • ‘The chain folding concept was helpful in understanding the physical and chemical properties of crystallisable polymers, matters of practical as well as scientific importance.’
  • ‘The dispersed phase in the systems under study is composed of crystallisable oils whose melting domain extends over one or several tens of degrees on both sides of ambient temperature.’
  • ‘Crystallizable shape memory polymers are called crystallizable because the temporary shape is fixed by a crystalline phase, while return to the original shape is due to the melting of this crystalline phase.’