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formation

synonym (synonym of formation)

hypernym (formation IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (geology) the geological features of the earth (noun.object)
    a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow (noun.tops)
     
  • a particular spatial arrangement (noun.artifact)
    the spatial property of the way in which something is placed (noun.attribute)
     
  • an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit (noun.group)
    an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging (noun.group)
     
  • creation by mental activity (noun.act)
    the act of creating something by thinking (noun.act)
     
  • natural process that causes something to form (noun.process)
    a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) (noun.process)
     
  • the act of fabricating something in a particular shape (noun.act)
    the act of making something (a product) from raw materials (noun.act)
     
  • the act of forming or establishing something (noun.act)
    the act of starting something (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF formation relation)

  • (geology) the geological features of the earth (noun.object)
    underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a steep high face of rock (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a low triangular area of alluvial deposits where a river divides before entering a larger body of water (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a domed rock formation where a core of rock has moved upward and pierced through the more brittle overlying strata (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a thin layer or stratum of (especially metamorphic) rock (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    the part of the seashore between the highwater mark and the low-water mark (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a large mass of ice (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    land bordering a lake (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a block of the earth's crust bounded by faults and shifted to form peaks of a mountain range (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a geological formation in which all strata are inclined in the same direction (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    the point where a stream issues into a larger body of water (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a sunken or depressed geological formation (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a raised or elevated geological formation (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    land bordering an ocean (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a series of hills or mountains (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    geological feature that is a remnant of a pre-existing formation after other parts have disappeared (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a long narrow range of hills (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    the land along the edge of a body of water (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    an elevated geological formation (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a natural flow of ground water (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a sloping mass of loose rocks at the base of a cliff (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a layer of ore between layers of rock (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a bowl-shaped geological formation at the top of a volcano (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain) (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with water (noun.object)
     
  • a particular spatial arrangement (noun.artifact)
    the rectangular formation of parallel scanning lines that guide the electron beam on a television screen or a computer monitor (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    (tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing after the first bowl (noun.artifact)
     
  • an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit (noun.group)
    a formation of aircraft in flight (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a formation of troops (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the offensive football players who line up behind the linemen (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a formation of people or things one behind another (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the middle of a military or naval formation (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the side of military or naval formation (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the front of a military formation or procession (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the back of a military formation or procession (noun.group)
     
  • creation by mental activity (noun.act)
    formation of a word by means of an affix (noun.act)
     
  • natural process that causes something to form (noun.process)
    the formation of a crust (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (photography) the formation of a network of cracks or wrinkles in a photographic emulsion (noun.process)
     
  • the act of fabricating something in a particular shape (noun.act)
    the act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    shaping metal by heating and hammering (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the activity of making things out of metal in a skillful manner (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of forming something into granules or grains (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the cutting of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel of a firearm (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the activity of shaping something on a lathe (noun.act)
     
  • the act of forming or establishing something (noun.act)
    act of forming labor unions (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the organization of a nation or economy on the basis of collectivism (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the organization of a nation of the basis of communism (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of constituting a political unity out of a number of separate states or colonies or provinces so that each member retains the management of it more.. (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies (noun.act)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF formation relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • (geology) the geological features of the earth (noun.object)
    the two promontories at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar; according to legend they were formed by Hercules (noun.object)
     

derivation (.... is derived from formation)

domain category (formation is domain category of ....)

  • (geology) the geological features of the earth (noun.object)
    a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym instance hyponym derivation domain category shaping constitution establishment geological formation beginning commencement fabrication manufacture creating by mental acts arrangement unionisation unionization collectivisation collectivization communisation communization pillars of hercules coordinate organise constitute establish devise get up geology

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