Definition of Materialisation

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

Exact synonyms: Materialization
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, Materialization
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: Materialization, Offspring
Generic synonyms: Consequence, Effect, Event, Issue, Outcome, Result, Upshot
Derivative terms: Materialise, Materialize

Definition of Materialisation

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of materialization) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Materialisation

materia alba
materia medica
material body
material breach
material breaches
material conditional
material fact
material implication
material logic
material possession
material resource
material support
material witness
materialisation (current term)

Literary usage of Materialisation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern Nirvanaism by William Danmar (1914)
"They would be right if their theory was right. ; materialisation of ghosts is now a scientifically established fact for all those who want to know it. ..."

2. Future Life in the Light of Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science by Louis Lucien Baclé (1906)
"materialisation. — The Spiritistic View of Spirit Rapping and Oral or Written Messages. — Wonderful Powers of Mediums under Hypnosis — Present Impossibility ..."

3. Evidence for a Future Life ("L'âme Est Immortelle") by Gabriel Delanne, Helen A. Dallas (1904)
"OXLEY and Mr. Reimers are clever experi- mentors, very familiar with cases of materialisation, and their investigations are valuable. ..."

4. Extracts from the Va︢han, Including Answers by Sarah Corbett, Annie Wood Besant (1904)
"CWL—In materialisation a great deal of physical matter is frequently taken from the ... Does the process of materialisation extend to the materialisation of ..."

5. Talks with the Dead: Luminous Rays from the Unseen World, Illustrated with by John Lobb (1907)
"Those only who have been prepared and impressed with the sacredness of the materialisation service should be permitted to join the circle. ..."

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