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Definition of Formation
Formation For*ma"tion, n. [L. formatio: cf. F. formation.]
1. The act of giving form or shape to anything; a forming; a
2. The manner in which a thing is formed; structure;
construction; conformation; form; as, the peculiar
formation of the heart.
3. A substance formed or deposited.
(a) Mineral deposits and rock masses designated with
reference to their origin; as, the siliceous formation
about geysers; alluvial formations; marine formations.
(b) A group of beds of the same age or period; as, the
5. (Mil.) The arrangement of a body of troops, as in a
square, column, etc. --Farrow.
Meaning of Formation from wikipedia
- Look up formation
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Formation
, the process
a new lexeme
- A geological formation
, or simply formation
, is a body of rock having
set of physical characteristics
(lithology) that distinguishes
- In ****ociation football, the formation constitutes
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to each other
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- galaxy formation
with the processes
a heterogeneous universe
from a homogeneous
beginning, the formation
- Star formation
is the process
by which dense regions within molecular clouds
space, sometimes referred
to as "stellar nurseries" or "star-forming...
- the standard enthalpy
heat of formation
of a compound
is the change
of enthalpy during
of 1 mole of the substance...
- defense. These
in turn manage military branches
that themselves command formations
and units specialising
in combat, combat support
and combat-service support...
- Wildcat formation describes
for the offense
the ball is snapped
not to the quarterback
to a player
- A rock formation
is an isolated, scenic, or spectacular surface
rock outcrop. Rock formations
- Formation flying
is the flight
of multiple objects
in coordination. Formation flight
in aviation originated
War I when fighter aircraft
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