HyperDic: foliation

English > 5 senses of the word foliation:
NOUNprocessfoliation, leafing(botany) the process of forming leaves
processfoliation(geology) the arrangement of leaflike layers in a rock / rock
artifactfoliation, foliage(architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament
actfoliationthe production of foil by cutting or beating metal / metal into thin leaves
actfoliationthe work of coating glass with metal / metal foil
foliation > pronunciation
Soundsfow.liyey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > foliation: 5 senses > noun 1, process
Meaning(botany) the process of forming leaves.
Synonymleafing
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
Broadergrowth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
Spanishfoliación
Verbsfoliategrow leaves
English > foliation: 5 senses > noun 2, process
Meaning(geology) the arrangement of leaflike layers in a rock / rock.
CategorygeologyA science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks
Broaderstratificationforming or depositing in layers
Spanishfoliación
Catalanfoliació
English > foliation: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament.
Synonymfoliage
CategoryarchitectureThe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
Broaderarchitectural ornament(architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance
Spanishfoliación, follaje
Verbsfoliatedecorate with leaves
English > foliation: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe production of foil by cutting or beating metal / metal into thin leaves.
BroaderproductionThe act or process of producing something
Verbsfoliatehammer into thin flat foils
English > foliation: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe work of coating glass with metal / metal foil.
Broaderapplication, coating, coveringThe work of applying something
Verbsfoliatecoat or back with metal foil

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