-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. The isolation of a patient: Since Fay's daughter had a virus that was easily transmitted to others, she was placed in sequestration by the hospital staff.
3. A net increase in the quantity of blood within a limited vascular area: Medical sequestrations occur physiologically with or without the forward flow of blood persisting or are produced artificially by the application of tourniquets.
4. In common law, juries are often kept together and not allowed contact with other people during a trial and the jury deliberations until they are discharged and even the witnesses can be restricted: The prosecutor, Mr. Smith, believed defense witnesses might change their versions of the facts if they were permitted to hear the other witnesses testify; so, to avoid that problem, he requested that Judge Evans order the sequestration of all the witnesses. The judge agreed and so he ordered that all potential witnesses be placed in sequestration from the courtroom and each other until they were called to testify one at a time.
5. The effective removal of ions from a solution by coordination with another type of ion or molecule to form complexes that do not have the same chemical behavior as the original ions: It has been discovered that microbes may play a critical role in the sequestration of carbon in the oceans through a system termed the "microbial carbon pump", or MCP.
6. A description of a fiscal policy established by the U.S. Congress to limit the size of the federal government's excessive spending: The prospect of sequestrations seems to have become so catastrophic that Congress so far has been unwilling to let it actually happen.
Congress has repeatedly decided to raise the Budget Resolution spending limits upward toward the end of the legislative session in order to match the actual totals already appropriated; therefore, sequestration has largely diminished the incentives that the reformed budget procedures were supposed to provide for Congress to get better control of the budget deficit.
2. To give something an edge that is notched like the teeth of a saw.
2. A sudden and apparently causeless stroke of disease, as in apoplexy or paralysis.
2. Evidence for the existence of something: "Traffic lights are a signification of how important they are for the orderly movements of motor vehicles in cities."
2. The imitation or feigning of something or a false appearance.
3. The construction of a mathematical model to reproduce the characteristics of a phenomenon, system, or process, often using a computer.
4. A computer game which simulates or reproduces a real activity; such as, flying.
5. A broad collection of methods used to study and to analyze the behavior and performance of actual or theoretical systems.
Simulation studies are performed, not with a real-world system, but on a (usually computer-based) model of the system created for the purpose of studying certain system dynamics and characteristics.
There are different methods of singulation, but the most common is "tree walking", which involves asking all tags with a serial number that starts with either a "1" or "0" to respond.
If more than one responds, the reader might ask for all tags with a serial number that starts with "01" to respond, and then "010". It keeps doing this until it finds the tag it is looking for.
2. Increasing Chinese influence on something or a place.
2. A continuing process whereby an individual acquires a personal identity and learns the norms, values, behavior, and social skills appropriate to his or her social position.
3. The act of establishing on a socialist basis; such as, the socialization of medical services or industry.
The earth's rotation on its axis causes a daily change in solar declination.