Science / Chemistry / Formation: A reaction that forms one mole of a compound from its elements in their most stable forms. For example, the formation reaction for water is H2(g) + ??O2 rightarrow H2O(ell).

Other Words for Formation

Formation Noun Synonyms: development, appearance, materialization, shape, accumulation, generation, creation, crystallization, forming, genesis, production

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Proprietary Information

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Hud Special Information Booklet

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Wide Area Information Server (WAIS)

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