-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. An erumpent (bursting forth, breaking out) blast of gas, wind, or other matter ejected from earthy depths.
3. A reflex that expels wind noisily from the stomach through the mouth.
4. The act of belching or the explosive oral expulsion of gas from the stomach through the mouth.
5. Burping or belching; that is, casting up wind (expelling air) from the stomach through the mouth.
Depending on the cause, belching may change in duration and intensity. Causes include:
- Pressure caused by the unconscious swallowing of air.
- Consumption of gas-producing foods or drinks; such as, drinking carbonated beverages.
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Inflation and other factors caused an escalation in building costs.
In the context of a trade war, escalation refers to an increase in tariffs that occurs when countries retaliate against each other again and again.
2. The reduction in size of the lumen of a segment of the esophagus or of an esophageal pouch by the creation and suturing of veritical folds.
2. The process of blanching, bleaching, or making pale by withholding light