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Overview of noun formation

The noun formation has 7 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (7) formation

(an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit; "a defensive formation"; "a formation of planes")

2. (4) formation, shaping

(the act of fabricating something in a particular shape)

3. (4) constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisation

(the act of forming or establishing something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club")

4. (3) geological formation, formation

((geology) the geological features of the earth)

5. (3) formation

(a particular spatial arrangement)

6. formation

(natural process that causes something to form; "the formation of gas in the intestine"; "the formation of crystals"; "the formation of pseudopods")

7. formation

(creation by mental activity; "the formation of sentences"; "the formation of memories")

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