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Noun: materialisation  mu,teer-ee-u-lI'zey-shun
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: materialization)
  1. The process of coming into being; becoming reality
    "the materialisation of her dream";
    - materialization
  2. An appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)
    - materialization, manifestation
  3. Something that comes into existence as a result
    "industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic materialisation";
    - offspring, materialization

Derived forms: materialisations

Type of: action, activity, appearance, consequence, effect, event, issue, natural action, natural process, outcome, result, upshot

Encyclopedia: Materialisation