Pronunciation: (rē-kris'tl-īz"), [key]
—v., -lized, -liz•ing.
1. to become crystallized again.
2. Metall.(of a metal) to acquire a new granular structure with new crystals because of plastic deformation, as when hot-worked.
to crystallize again. Also, esp. Brit.,re•crys'tal•lise".
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