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1. foliation

noun. ['ˌfoʊliːˈeɪʃən'] (botany) the process of forming leaves.

Synonyms

  • growth
  • maturation
  • ontogeny
  • ontogenesis
  • growing
  • development

Antonyms

  • devolution
  • decline
  • natural object
  • artifact

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Rhymes with Foliation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with foliation


1. Noun, singular or mass
These contact metamorphic rocks do not generally show foliation because the pressure is nearly equal in all directions.

2. foliation

noun. ['ˌfoʊliːˈeɪʃən'] the production of foil by cutting or beating metal into thin leaves.

Antonyms

  • decrement

3. foliation

noun. ['ˌfoʊliːˈeɪʃən'] (geology) the arrangement of leaflike layers in a rock.

Antonyms

  • fauna

4. foliation

noun. ['ˌfoʊliːˈeɪʃən'] the work of coating glass with metal foil.

Synonyms

  • application
  • covering

Antonyms

  • palingenesis
  • narrowing
  • decrease

5. foliation

noun. ['ˌfoʊliːˈeɪʃən'] (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament.

Synonyms

  • architectural ornament

Antonyms

  • wellness
  • ending
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