Definition of Materialization

1. Noun. The process of coming into being; becoming reality. "The materialization of her dream"

Exact synonyms: Materialisation
Generic synonyms: Action, Activity, Natural Action, Natural Process
Derivative terms: Materialise, Materialize



2. Noun. An appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit).
Exact synonyms: Manifestation, Materialisation
Generic synonyms: Appearance
Derivative terms: Manifest, Materialise, Materialize

3. Noun. Something that comes into existence as a result. "This skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts"
Exact synonyms: Materialisation, Offspring
Generic synonyms: Consequence, Effect, Event, Issue, Outcome, Result, Upshot
Derivative terms: Materialise, Materialize

Definition of Materialization

1. n. The act of materializing, or the state of being materialized.

Definition of Materialization

1. Noun. The conversion of something into a physical form ¹

2. Noun. (physics) The conversion of energy into mass ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Materialization

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Materialization

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1. Your Psychic Powers and how to Develop Them by Hereward Carrington (1920)
"CHAPTER XL materialization materialization means the process of rendering solid ... materialization usually occurs at séances in which a group of people are ..."

2. The Spiritual Magazine (1875)
"A FEW PAGES FROM THE EARLIER HISTORY OF SPIRIT-materialization. BY DR. DIXON. THE following notes may serve as a contribution to the enquiry now going on ..."

3. Miscellaneous Essays and Letters by Thomas Robinson Hazard (1883)
"Re-materialization of the Soul. OF all the discoveries or inventions, whether of men or the " spirits" that have transpired in the nineteenth century, ..."

4. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1875)
"THE RICHARD MURRAY materialization. THE accounts of the spiritist manifestations all over the world during the past year, ..."

5. People from the Other World by Henry Steel Olcott (1875)
"... about the \^_J materialization of spirit-forms at Chittenden, should be prefaced by some notice of the chronology of this phase of manifestation. ..."

6. Spirit Intercourse: Its Theory and Practice by James Hewat McKenzie (1917)
"FLUIDIC materialization. Fluidic materialization is quite different from that of the psycho-plastic materialization, the latter being the creation of a ..."

7. American Spiritual Magazine by Samuel Watson (1876)
"materialization. This is that phase of Spiritualism which is more convincing ... Light dispels the elements of materialization just as the warm rays of the ..."

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