-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.

1. A mathematical operation, symbolized by "x", that for integers is equivalent to adding a number to itself a particular number of times: "Three times (x) three equals nine (3 x 3= 9)."
2. A mathematical operation equivalent to multiplication extended to expressions; such as, functions or matrices that are not numbers.
3. A marked increase in number or amount: "There was a multiplication of claims made by people who lost their homes as a result of the hurricane."
4. The act or process of reproduction in animals, plants, people, etc.
The transfer of corporations, or other assets, to municipal ownership.

The transfer may be from private ownership, often by purchase, or from other levels of government.

mutation (s) (noun), mutations (pl)
A change in the genes of a plant or an animal that causes physical characteristics which are different from what is normal.
1. Maiming, the act of removing or destroying a conspicuous or essential part or organ of a body.
2. The infliction of an injury upon a person that totally destroys or removes, or permanently and severely damages, an organ, limb, or other essential body part.

In forensic medicine, mutilation is most often inflicted upon the face and fingers of murder victims in order to render the body unidentifiable.

Mutilation also applies to injuries sustained by survivors of criminal violence.

3. The cutting off or otherwise depriving an animal of a limb or other essential part.

Farming procedures, classified as mutilations by animal welfare organizations, include tail-docking of cows and horses, ear-cropping in dogs, mulesing of sheep, debarking of dogs, debeaking of birds.

Mulesing of sheep refers to the removal of strips of skin from the perineal (genital) area of lambs so as to increase the area of woolless skin and provide a lower susceptibility to blowfly attacks.

myelination, myelinization
The process by which the nerve fibers acquire myelin sheaths, which enhance the conduction of nerve impulses.
Artificial dwarfing.
A collaborative environment to drive innovation, engineering, design, and quality.

It links all involved research and productive parties into relevant business processes.

naturalization (s) (noun), naturalizations (pl)
1. The process of granting citizenship: The application for naturalisation was to be completed along with all the necessary documents before being presented to the officials.
2. The means of becoming or the condition of a living thing being successfully introduced into the wild, including growth and development: If an otherwise non-native plant is put into a new environment, and it thrives without human help, the naturalisation process begins.
navigation (s) (noun), navigations (pl)
1. Travel or traffic by ship, particularly commercial shipping: There is a lot of navigation in and out of Bremerhaven or Hamburg to different foreign countries.
2. The charting of a course for a road vehicle, an aircraft, vessel, or spacecraft: There is a lot of theory, practice, and technology involved in the night navigation of yachts or other sea-going boats.
negation (s) (noun), negations (pl)
1. The contradiction or denial of something: When someone shakes his or her head left and right, it is a signal of negation.
2. The absence or opposite of some positive thing or quality: Darkness is the negation of sunshine.