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Definition 1: the production of foil by cutting or beating metal into thin leaves - [noun denoting act]

(foliation is a kind of ...) the act or process of producing something

"Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous" "the production of white blood cells"

Definition 2: the work of coating glass with metal foil - [noun denoting act]

(foliation is a kind of ...) the work of applying something

"the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine" "a complete bleach requires several applications" "the surface was ready for a coating of paint"

Definition 3: (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament - [noun denoting artifact]

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(foliation is a kind of ...) (architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance

(foliation belongs to category ...) the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings

"architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"

Definition 4: (geology) the arrangement of leaflike layers in a rock - [noun denoting process]

(foliation is a kind of ...) forming or depositing in layers

(foliation belongs to category ...) a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

Definition 5: (botany) the process of forming leaves - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for foliation in the sense of this definition

(foliation is a kind of ...) (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

"he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"

(foliation belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies plants

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