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“Crystallize” or “Crystallise”

Language

Crystallize and crystallise are both English terms.

Usage

Crystallize is predominantly used in 🇺🇸 American (US) English (en-US) while crystallise is predominantly used in 🇬🇧 British English (used in UK/AU/NZ) (en-GB).

In terms of actual appearance and usage, here's a breakdown by country, with usage level out of 100 (if available) 👇:

Term US UK India Philippines Canada Australia Liberia Ireland New Zealand Jamaica Trinidad & Tobago Guyana
crystallize 98 57 77 100 96 59 0 47 100 0 100 0
crystallise 2 43 23 0 4 41 0 53 0 0 0 0

  • In the United States, there is a preference for "crystallize" over "crystallise" (98 to 2).
  • In the United Kingdom, there is a preference for "crystallize" over "crystallise" (57 to 43).
  • In India, there is a preference for "crystallize" over "crystallise" (77 to 23).
  • In the Philippines, there is a preference for "crystallize" over "crystallise" (100 to 0).
  • In Canada, there is a preference for "crystallize" over "crystallise" (96 to 4).
  • In Australia, there is a preference for "crystallize" over "crystallise" (59 to 41).
  • In Liberia, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "crystallize" and "crystallise".
  • In Ireland, there is a 53 to 47 preference for "crystallise" over "crystallize".
  • In New Zealand, there is a preference for "crystallize" over "crystallise" (100 to 0).
  • In Jamaica, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "crystallize" and "crystallise".
  • In Trinidad & Tobago, there is a preference for "crystallize" over "crystallise" (100 to 0).
  • In Guyana, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "crystallize" and "crystallise".
Examples

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Examples in Context

Examples of “crystallize”

  • Plagioclase starts to crystallize from the magma of Pele's
  • the point where it will crystallize about 60% to 65%, then
  • The substance can also crystallize in alternate monoclinic form.
  • Turkic culture that would later crystallize into the Ottoman Empire under
  • minerals have had time to crystallize) and not with any of
  • and those discussions helped to crystallize Mecherle's idea of starting "an
  • the music video for Stirling's "Crystallize".
  • went on to isolate and crystallize the active agent in 1926,
  • magma chamber to fail and crystallize underground.
  • isomorphic series, meaning that they crystallize in similar forms, producing a

Examples of “crystallise”

  • and not allow it to crystallise.
  • between civil partners do not crystallise a capital gain, but instead
  • silicate magmas which will eventually crystallise a relatively small proportion of
  • led Erik Blom (1942) to crystallise these musical traits (also shown
  • there are gang rivalries which crystallise into a conflict between blacks
  • 2D, so that jellium would crystallise before itinerant ferromagnetism occurs.
  • of dispositifs, the mechanisms that crystallise relationships of power-knowledge into institutions,
  • = Li, Na, K, Rb) crystallise in the antifluorite structure.
  • minerals of general formulation which crystallise in the cubic (isometric) crystal
  • of Nigerian oil began to crystallise.


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