Formation - Mathematics and Science

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Mathematics and Science

  • Class formation, an axiomatization of class field theory in mathematics
  • Formation (group theory), a class of groups
  • Formation (stratigraphy), a formally named rock stratum or geological unit
  • Rock formation, a mass of bedrock displaying a curious or interesting shape - see List of rock formations
  • Cave formation, a speleothem
  • (Oxide) formation, anodization of a metal during manufacturing of electrolytic capacitors
  • In the study of ecosystems, a community formed by groups of plants which have adapted themselves to similar climatic conditions

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