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Engelsk substantiv: 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 spesifikke uttrykkarrangement


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbackfield, center, flank, flight, head, line, line, military formation, rear, secondary, wing

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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)shaping


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkfabrication, manufacture, manufacturing


Mere spesifikke uttrykkfiling, 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbeginning, commencement, start


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcollectivisation, collectivization, colonisation, colonization, communisation, communization, federation, settlement, unionisation, unionization

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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)geological formation


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkobject, physical object


Mere spesifikke uttrykkaquifer, 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 mere spesifikke uttrykkPillars of Hercules


Overordnet kategorigeology

5. formation (om gjenstand) a particular spatial arrangement


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkarrangement, placement


Mere spesifikke uttrykkraster, rig, rigging, split

6. formation (om prosess) 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 spesifikke uttrykkaction, activity, natural action, natural process


Mere spesifikke uttrykkencrustation, incrustation, reticulation

7. formation (om handling) creation by mental activity


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcreating by mental acts


Mere spesifikke uttrykkaffixation









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