Formation

Science / Geology / Formation: The basic unit for the naming of rocks in stratigraphy: a set of rocks that are or once were horizontally continuous, that share some distinctive feature of lithology, and are large enough to be mapped.

Other Words for Formation

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

Entertainment / Football / I Formation: A formation that includes a fullback and tailback lined up with the fullback directly in front of the tailback. If a third back is in line, this is referred to as a "full house I" or "Maryland I." If MORE

Nonpublic Information

Business / Finance / Nonpublic Information: Information about a company that is not known by the general public, which will have a definite impact on the stock price when released. See: Insider trading. MORE

Information Retrieval

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Information Retrieval: The field of science based on sorting or searching through large data sets to find relevant information. MORE

Proprietary Information

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Proprietary Information: Information associated with a company's products, business or activities, including such items as financial data; trade secrets; product research and development; product designs; marketing plans or t MORE

Hud Special Information Booklet

Business / Loan / Hud Special Information Booklet: This is a booklet published by HUD that describes important terms and provides information about the home buying and mortgage loan process. MORE

Wide Area Information Server (WAIS)

Business / Internet Marketing / Wide Area Information Server (WAIS): WAIS, pronounced 'ways,' search for data through online gopher databases. Unless you are looking for scientific or technical information, look somewhere else. MORE

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