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Meaning of "foliation" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FOLIATION

foliation  [ˌfəʊlɪˈeɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FOLIATION

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adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Foliation is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FOLIATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Foliation

In mathematics, a foliation is a geometric device used to study manifolds, consisting of an integrable subbundle of the tangent bundle. A foliation looks locally like a decomposition of the manifold as a union of parallel submanifolds of smaller dimension.

Definition of foliation in the English dictionary

The first definition of foliation in the dictionary is the process of producing leaves. Other definition of foliation is the state of being in leaf. Foliation is also the arrangement of leaves in a leaf bud; vernation.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FOLIATION


abbreviation
əˌbriːvɪˈeɪʃən
affiliation
əˌfɪlɪˈeɪʃən
appreciation
əˌpriːʃɪˈeɪʃən
association
əˌsəʊsɪˈeɪʃən
aviation
ˌeɪvɪˈeɪʃən
depreciation
dɪˌpriːʃɪˈeɪʃən
deviation
ˌdiːvɪˈeɪʃən
differentiation
ˌdɪfəˌrɛnʃɪˈeɪʃən
humiliation
hjuːˌmɪlɪˈeɪʃən
initiation
ɪˌnɪʃɪˈeɪʃən
irradiation
ɪˌreɪdɪˈeɪʃən
mediation
ˌmiːdɪˈeɪʃən
negotiation
nɪˌɡəʊʃɪˈeɪʃən
pronunciation
prəˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃən
radiation
ˌreɪdɪˈeɪʃən
Reconciliation
ˌrɛkənˌsɪlɪˈeɪʃən
recreation
ˌrɛkrɪˈeɪʃən
remediation
rɪˌmiːdɪˈeɪʃən
retaliation
rɪˌtælɪˈeɪʃən
variation
ˌvɛərɪˈeɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FOLIATION

foley artist
folia
foliaceous
foliage
foliaged
foliar
foliar feed
foliate
foliated
foliature
folic acid
folie
folie de grandeur
folio
foliolate
foliole
foliolose
foliose
folious
folium

WORDS THAT END LIKE FOLIATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
application
certification
citation
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
documentation
duration
education
evaluation
excitation
federation

Synonyms and antonyms of foliation in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «foliation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FOLIATION

Find out the translation of foliation to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of foliation from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «foliation» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

叶理
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

foliación
570 millions of speakers

English

foliation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

foliation
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التورق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

слоение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

folheação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পত্রাবলি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

foliation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Foliation
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schieferung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

発葉
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

엽리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Foliation
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

foliation
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

foliation
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फोलिओशन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yapraklanma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

foliazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

foliowanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шарування
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

numerotarea filelor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

foliation
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bot
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

foliationen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

foliasjon
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FOLIATION»

The term «foliation» is regularly used and occupies the 77.252 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about foliation

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FOLIATION»

Discover the use of foliation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to foliation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Microtectonics
4.2.9 Geological Context of Foliation Development 4.2.9.1 Foliations and Folds Commonly, secondary foliations are referred to as axial planar foliations (e.g. Hobbs et al. 1976), i.e. they show a consistent geometrical relationship with the axial ...
Cees W. Passchier, Rudolph A. J. Trouw, 2005
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Handbook of Teichmüller Theory
Definition 3.6 (Measured foliation trivial around the punctures). A measured foliation F on S is said to be trivial around the punctures if F is a measured foliation in the sense of Definition 2. 1 except for the condition at the punctures, which is ...
Athanase Papadopoulos, 2007
3
Geometry of Foliations
The topics in this survey volume concern research done on the differential geom etry of foliations over the last few years.
Philippe Tondeur, 1997
4
The Evolution of the Rheic Ocean: From Avalonian-Cadomian ...
The composite foliation (Se/a1) is defined by aligned musco- vite, biotite, and albite that contains aligned muscovite inclusions oblique to the external fabric. Garnet and rutile porphyroblasts generally cut across the composite foliation, ...
Ulf Linnemann, 2007
5
Foliations in Cauchy-Riemann Geometry
We devote this chapter to recalling the differential geometric notions of foliation theory needed throughout. There are quite a few books on the geometry and topology of foliations, e. g. P. Molino, [179], P. Tondeur, [243]-[244], C. Godbillon,  ...
Elisabetta Barletta, Sorin Dragomir, Krishan L. Duggal
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Analysis of Geological Structures
A variety of terms such as schistosity, foliation and cleavage have been used to describe secondary planar features of the type that will concern us here. Wilson ( 1961) discusses the definition of these terms and is careful to distinguish between ...
Neville J. Price, John W. Cosgrove, 1990
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Structural Geology
Foliation. boudinage. In the discussion above we considered the boudinage of individual layers – boudinage in the classic sense. But as we know, rocks, and strongly deformed rocks in particular, are commonly multilayered or well foliated.
Haakon Fossen, 2010
8
Geotechnical Engineering of Dams
CROSS- CUTTING FAULT FOLIATION SHEAR (SHEARED AND/OR CRUSHED ZONE) Figure 3.16. Probable way in which foliation shears and cross-cutting faults are formed in some schistose rocks. After 20 years of operation the dam ...
Robin Fell, Patrick MacGregor, David Stapledon, 2005
9
Gneiss Domes in Orogeny
prominent foliation in the schistose layers occasionally transects isoclinal fold axes of primary layering at a slight angle. Folds locally display asymmetry that reverses at the outcrop scale. This change in asymmetry at the outcrop scale and lack ...
Donna Whitney, Christian Teyssier, Christine S. Siddoway, 2004
10
Proterozoic Tectonic Evolution of the Grenville Orogen in ...
DISCUSSION west-dipping foliation (petrofabric S2). A comparison of these petrographic features with the results of Wiener (1983) shows good agreement. Figure 12, C summarizes Wiener's (1983) observations on the third-phase Jenny  ...
Richard P. Tollo, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FOLIATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term foliation is used in the context of the following news items.
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Why the beard is still in
It's all too common for women to roll their eyes at the forest of manly facial foliation that's sprung up in recent years, but I have a suspicion I'm ... «Irish Examiner, Jun 15»
2
DNR BEGINS MAPPING WIDESPREAD SPRUCE BUDWORM …
What the dnr has begun doing here now is checking the flying aerials surveys to map the widespread foliation," says Deputy Public Information ... «WBKB-TV, Jun 15»
3
Alabama Graphite Receives Initial Assay Results from the Ongoing …
Samples were collected on five-foot intervals with the majority of the holes drilled perpendicular to foliation. QA/QC protocols were recently reviewed by Metals ... «Junior Mining Network, Jun 15»
4
Sometimes, women too need a smooth shave
He said that the procedure is advocated for its efficacy in ex foliation (scraping away dead skin cells, pollution and small imperfections) rather ... «Times of India, Jun 15»
5
Mild weather is still problematic
Many flowering cherry trees that should have bloomed profusely prior to foliation delayed bloom until lower foliage started to appear. However ... «Lompoc Record, May 15»
6
Potash's (POT) CEO Jochen Tilk Presents at the BMO Capital …
... imports into China and the shift from standard to more NPK fertilizers is one of the opportunities that Canpotex has captured though foliation. «Seeking Alpha, May 15»
7
Every page an adventure
... is a stack of huge books on a tree stump with layers of hand-marbled paper spilling out of the covers to look like sumptuous natural foliation. «The Nation, May 15»
8
Synaptic dysfunction, memory deficits and hippocampal atrophy due …
Cerebellum morphogenesis: the foliation pattern is orchestrated by multi-cellular anchoring centers. Neural Dev 2007; 2: 26. | Article | PubMed ... «Nature.com, Apr 15»
9
NexGen Drills 40.45m Off-Scale within 190.7m of Total Composite …
... visible disseminated and foliation controlled pitchblende. A total composite mineralization of 68.9 m including 1.35 m of off scale radioactivity ... «Canada NewsWire, Apr 15»
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NexGen Discovers Off-Scale Radioactivity at Radon Anomaly 3.7 km …
This anomalous radioactivity in BO-15-02 is within a graphitic mylonite stricken with foliation controlled quartz-carbonate-hematite stringers. «Canada NewsWire, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Foliation [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/foliation>. Jul 2020 ».
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