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1. formation

noun. ['fɔrˈmeɪʃən'] an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit.

Synonyms

  • arrangement
  • backfield
  • head
  • rear
  • secondary
  • flight
  • line
  • military formation
  • flank
  • wing

Antonyms

  • rear
  • highland
  • leave
  • indispose

Etymology

  • formation (French)
  • formatio (Latin)

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  • 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

2. formation

noun. ['fɔrˈmeɪʃən'] the act of fabricating something in a particular shape.

Synonyms

  • shaping
  • turning
  • grooving
  • metalworking
  • forging
  • metalwork
  • filing
  • manufacturing
  • granulation
  • manufacture
  • fabrication

Antonyms

  • front
  • windward
  • reverse
  • starboard

Etymology

  • formation (French)
  • formatio (Latin)

3. formation

noun. ['fɔrˈmeɪʃən'] the act of forming or establishing something.

Synonyms

  • collectivization
  • collectivisation
  • beginning
  • communisation
  • commencement
  • colonization
  • settlement
  • organisation
  • unionisation
  • federation
  • colonisation
  • start
  • establishment
  • organization
  • constitution
  • unionization

Antonyms

  • descent
  • ascent
  • gradualness
  • abruptness

Etymology

  • formation (French)
  • formatio (Latin)

4. formation

noun. ['fɔrˈmeɪʃən'] a particular spatial arrangement.

Synonyms

  • arrangement
  • placement
  • raster
  • rigging
  • rig

Antonyms

  • lowland
  • decrease
  • fall
  • approve

Etymology

  • formation (French)
  • formatio (Latin)

5. formation

noun. ['fɔrˈmeɪʃən'] (geology) the geological features of the earth.

Synonyms

  • slope
  • volcanic crater
  • wall
  • mountain chain
  • beach
  • side
  • fountain
  • elevation
  • cliff
  • ridgeline
  • object
  • ridge
  • water table
  • natural elevation
  • natural spring
  • crater
  • diapir
  • geological formation
  • natural depression
  • shore
  • foreshore
  • incline
  • outpouring
  • relict
  • range
  • delta
  • cave
  • scree
  • massif
  • groundwater level
  • physical object
  • aquifer
  • mountain range
  • lakefront
  • outflow
  • monocline
  • water level
  • folium
  • chain
  • drop-off
  • mouth
  • mineral vein
  • depression
  • vein
  • range of mountains
  • oceanfront
  • chain of mountains
  • ice mass
  • spring
  • drop

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • raise
  • stay in place
  • upgrade

Etymology

  • formation (French)
  • formatio (Latin)

6. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature.

Synonyms

  • free energy
  • latent heat
  • specific heat
  • energy
  • heat energy
  • heat of transformation
  • heat of solution
  • heat of formation
  • geothermal energy

Antonyms

  • assimilate
  • stiffen
  • thin
  • discolor

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. heat

verb. ['ˈhiːt'] make hot or hotter.

Synonyms

  • heat up
  • alter
  • scald
  • soak
  • change
  • overheat
  • bake
  • preheat
  • broil
  • crisp
  • toast
  • sear
  • calcine
  • reheat
  • modify
  • scorch
  • hot up

Antonyms

  • naturalize
  • brighten
  • occidentalize
  • inactivate

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] the presence of heat.

Synonyms

  • temperature
  • incalescence
  • torridity
  • warmness
  • red heat
  • calefaction
  • white heat
  • warmth
  • fieriness
  • high temperature

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] the sensation caused by heat energy.

Synonyms

  • temperature

Antonyms

  • decontaminate
  • clean

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] the trait of being intensely emotional.

Synonyms

  • warmth
  • fieriness
  • emotionality
  • passion

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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