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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
- The Marjum Formation
is a Cambrian geological formation
the Wheeler Shale
in the House
Range, Utah. It is known
for its occasional
- A formation light
is a type of thin film electroluminescent light
that ****ists aircraft flying
in low visibility
- A geological formation
, or simply formation
, is a body of rock having
set of physical characteristics
(lithology) that distinguishes
- Star formation
is the process
by which dense regions within molecular clouds
space, sometimes referred
to as "stellar nurseries" or "star-forming...
- Mountain formation refers
to the geological processes
of mountains. These processes
are ****ociated with large-scale movements...
- A rock formation
is an isolated, scenic, or spectacular surface
rock outcrop. Rock formations
- In ****ociation football, the formation
of a team refers
to the position players
take in relation
to each other
on a pitch. As ****ociation football
- tortoise formation
was a type of shield
wall formation commonly
used by the Roman legions during
sieges. In the testudo formation
- testudo formation
and skirmishers. Tactical formations
include: Flight Formations
Box Coil: Similar
to the Herringbone formation
, the coil formation
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