resulting in to assume a crystalline structure or form; form into crystals: frequently made use of figuratively.
to alter to your state of crystal.
become changed into a crystal; unite, as the split particles of a substance, and develop a typical solid.
Figuratively— To assume a definite form and fixity, as an opinion, view, or idea, at first indeterminate or vague; take substantial and definite shape: as, public opinion on this subject is beginning to crystallize.
To believe (as many opinions, views, or a few ideas, to start with unsettled or diverse) an absolute type, and start to become concentrated upon or built-up round confirmed topic.