-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. Etymology: from physallis, "bubble".
2. The presence of pigment or the coloring of the skin, hair, mucous membranes, and retina of the eyes.
Pigmentation is due to the deposition of melanin which is a coloring matter. The melanin is produced by specialized cells called melanocytes.
Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism.
2. The production or formation of plans in great detail.
2. In chemistry, the process of changing the molecular arrangement of a compound so as to form new compounds having the same percentage composition as the original, but of different (usually greater) molecular weight and different properties.
The method may be linear, by the successive addition of small structural units to form a chain; cyclic, by the formation of rings; or cross-linked, by a three-dimensional fusion of either linear or cyclic elements.
2. To present in a widely understandable or acceptable form.
3. To make understandable to the general public.
4. To cater to popular taste in order to make something popular and to present to the general public; to bring into general or common use.
2. The body of inhabitants of a place; such as, the population of a city.
3. The number or body of inhabitants of a particular race or class in a place; such as, the working-class population.
4. Any finite or infinite aggregation of individuals, not necessarily animate, subject to a statistical study.
5. The assemblage of a specific type of organism living in a given area.
6. All of the individuals of one species in a given area.
7. The act or process of populating.