-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. Reproduction by the growth of a plant, or part of a plant, directly from an older one: Prolification is a common phenomenon in strawberry plants, pineapple plants, and roses.
2. The amount or degree or range to which something extends.
3. A prolonged or extended form.
4. To lengthen in extent, scope, or range.
5. An added part.
2. In England, the continuance of parliament from one session to another, as an adjournment is a continuance of the session from day to day: To avoid calling new elections, the prime minister decided on a prorogation of the government until after the summer holidays.
This is the established language with respect to the parliament of Great Britain. In the United States, the term prorogation is rarely or never used because "adjournment" is preferred.
2. Something that causes a person to become physically or emotionally weak or helpless.
2. The act of complaining by expressing strong disapproval of something: A protestation is a statement which expresses a significant disagreement about the validity of statements or actions that other other people express.
2. Something that incites or encourages someone to attack others: During recess on the school playground, George started telling lies about Jack, another student in the same classroom, and this provocation resulted in Jack using his fist against George!
3. Etymology: from Old French provocation (12th century), from Latin provocationem, provocatio, "a calling forth, a challenge"; from provocatus, past particple of provocare, "to provoke"; that is, "to call forth, to challenge"; from pro-, "forth" + vocare, "to call".
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2. An issue of printed material offered for sale or distribution to various people.
3. Communication of information to the public.
4. The act of publishing a book, periodical, map, piece of music, engraving, or the like.
5. The act of bringing before the public; an announcement to the people in general.
One example is coal which has been pulverized or crushed into a fine dust in a grinding mill, and then blown into the combustion zone of a furnace where it burns rapidly and efficiently.
The technique of breaking coal down into a fine powder for burning provides advantages; such as, a higher combustion temperature, improved thermal efficiency, and a lower air requirement for combustion.