formation

Definitions

General English

  • noun the act of forming something

Aviation

  • noun the process of coming into being or forming

Media Studies

  • noun the association between artists in a particular movement or cultural group

Medical

  • noun the action of forming something

Military

Publishing

  • noun the way in which fibres in paper appear when the paper is held against the light
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