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Engelsk navneord: formation

1. formation (om gruppe) an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA defensive formation.
A formation of planes.


Mindre specifikke termerarrangement


Mere specifikke termerbackfield, center, flank, flight, head, line, line, military formation, rear, secondary, wing

2. formation (om handling) the act of fabricating something in a particular shape


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shaping


Mindre specifikke termerfabrication, manufacture, manufacturing


Mere specifikke termerfiling, forging, granulation, grooving, metalwork, metalworking, rifling, turning

3. formation (om handling) the act of forming or establishing something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe constitution of a PTA group last year.
It was the establishment of his reputation.
He still remembers the organization of the club.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)constitution, establishment, organisation, organization


Mindre specifikke termerbeginning, commencement, start


Mere specifikke termercollectivisation, collectivization, colonisation, colonization, communisation, communization, federation, settlement, unionisation, unionization

4. formation (om ting) (geology) the geological features of the earth


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)geological formation


Mindre specifikke termerobject, physical object


Mere specifikke termeraquifer, beach, cave, chain, chain of mountains, cliff, crater, delta, depression, diapir, drop, drop-off, elevation, folium, foreshore, fountain, groundwater level, ice mass, incline, lakefront, massif, mineral vein, monocline, mountain chain, mountain range, mouth, natural depression, natural elevation, natural spring, oceanfront, outflow, outpouring, range, range of mountains, relict, ridge, ridge, ridgeline, scree, shore, side, slope, spring, talus, vein, volcanic crater, wall, water level, water table


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerPillars of Hercules


Overordnet emneområdegeology

5. formation (om genstand) a particular spatial arrangement


Mindre specifikke termerarrangement, placement


Mere specifikke termerraster, rig, rigging, split

6. formation (om proces) natural process that causes something to form


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe formation of gas in the intestine.
The formation of crystals.
The formation of pseudopods.


Mindre specifikke termeraction, activity, natural action, natural process


Mere specifikke termerencrustation, incrustation, reticulation

7. formation (om handling) creation by mental activity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe formation of sentences.
The formation of memories.


Mindre specifikke termercreating by mental acts


Mere specifikke termeraffixation









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