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English noun: foliation

1. foliation (process) (botany) the process of forming leaves


Synonymsleafing


Broader (hypernym)development, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny


Domain categorybotany, phytology

2. foliation (process) (geology) the arrangement of leaflike layers in a rock


Broader (hypernym)stratification


Domain categorygeology

3. foliation (artifact) (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament


Synonymsfoliage


Broader (hypernym)architectural ornament


Domain categoryarchitecture

4. foliation (act) the production of foil by cutting or beating metal into thin leaves


Broader (hypernym)production

5. foliation (act) the work of coating glass with metal foil


Broader (hypernym)application, coating, covering









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