-ation, -ization (-iz[e] + -ation); -isation (British spelling variation)
(Greek > Latin: a suffix; action, act, process, state, or condition; or result of doing something)
Although there are over 1,450 word entries ending with -ation or -ization listed in this unit, there are certainly many more which exist in the English language. At any rate, this unit provides a significant number of -ation and -ization examples for you to see.
2. Anything done in red; such as, a letter, a word, or some other part of a text that is presented separately: "Most computers spell check mispelled words as rubrications so they are easy to see."
3. In certain animals, the fast swallowing of food and then ejecting it and chewing it more thoroughly at a later time until digestion is completed in their other digestive areas: Cows and sheep are just two examples of animals that break down the vegetable matter that they eat by rumination.
2. The process of forming a sac or saccule.
3. A saccule or a group of saccules.
2. Becoming saline, or salty.
3. An accumulation of soluble salts in the soil of an arid, poorly drained region, as a result of the evaporation of the waters that carried them to the soil zone.
2. An abnormally abundant flow of saliva.
3. Secretion or discharge of saliva; especially, the production of an excessive flow of saliva by administering mercury.
The phenomena of saltatory evolutions occur predominantly in plants as a result of having one or more extra sets of chromosomes or DNA that are encoded with genes and structural proteins.
2. The act of deliverance from destruction, danger, or a great calamity.
3. In Christianity, the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil by believing in God.
2. The action of consecrating or setting apart as holy or for a sacred use or purpose; hallowing (rendering holy by means of religious rites).
2. The production of blood; such as with the conversion of the products of digestion into blood; haematosis or hematosis (formation of blood in general).