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  • n. Act of forming matter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Act of forming matter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A selling of timber for building.
  • n. In metaphysics, a making real by embodying in matter or visible form.

Etymologies

Latin materiatio woodwork. (Wiktionary)

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