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Noun: materialization  mu,teer-ee-u-lu'zey-shun [N. Amer], mu,teer-ee-u-lI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The process of coming into being; becoming reality
    "the materialization of her dream";
    - materialisation [Brit]
  2. An appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)
    - materialisation [Brit], manifestation
  3. Something that comes into existence as a result
    "this skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts";
    - offspring, materialisation [Brit]

Derived forms: materializations

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

Encyclopedia: Materialization