Definition of Formations

1. Noun. (plural of formation) ¹



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Definition of Formations

1. formation [n] - See also: formation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Formations

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formate-NADP oxidoreductase
formate-tetrahydrofolate ligase
formate dehydrogenases
formate hydrogen lyase
formated
formates
formating
formatio
formatio reticularis
formation
formation rule
formation rules
formational
formationes
formations (current term)
formative
formative cell
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formatter
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formatting
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formay
formazan

Literary usage of Formations

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1. Bulletin by Mysore Geologists' Association (1918)
"Surrounding them, occur in sequence outward, the formations of the Paleozoic and Mesozoic groups, and finally the Cenozoic formations. The latter formations ..."

2. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1920)
"On the other hand, many new formations occur which really do enlarge the territory of the State to which they accrue, as, for instance, where an island ..."

3. Bulletin by Tennessee Division of Geology, Geological Survey, Division of Geology, Tennessee (1913)
"Ore-bearing formations.—Although many of the formations in the southern Appalachians contain small quantities of iron oxide scattered through the beds, ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"During th« enormous interval of time represented by these massive formations what is now the axis of the continent remained undisturbed save by a gentle and ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"Your orator further says that said James had only the right to take carbon photographs of such, formations, and said Kauffman could have no other or greater ..."

6. Principles of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Bradley Moore Davis (1906)
"Plant formations. One of the first things which the young field botanist learns is the ... Thus we have marine aquatic formations, sea-beach formations, ..."

7. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1869)
"Coral formations. Coral formations are made through the growth mainly of ... Coral formations, while of one general mode of origin, are of two kinds :— 1. ..."

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