Definitions for formation

Definitions for (noun) formation

Main entry: constitution, formation, establishment, organisation, organization

Definition: the act of forming or establishing something

Usage: the constitution of a PTA group last year; it was the establishment of his reputation; he still remembers the organization of the club

Main entry: formation, shaping

Definition: the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

Main entry: formation

Definition: creation by mental activity

Usage: the formation of sentences; the formation of memories

Main entry: formation

Definition: a particular spatial arrangement

Main entry: formation

Definition: an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit

Usage: a defensive formation; a formation of planes

Main entry: geological formation, formation

Definition: (geology) the geological features of the earth

Main entry: formation

Definition: natural process that causes something to form

Usage: the formation of gas in the intestine; the formation of crystals; the formation of pseudopods

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