Definition of Formation. Meaning of Formation. Synonyms of Formation
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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.
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