Making vs Formation - What's the difference?

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Making is a related term of formation.

As nouns the difference between making and formation

is that making is the act of forming, causing, or constituting; workmanship; construction while formation is formation.

As a verb making

is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



Etymology 1

From (etyl) making, from (etyl) , (etyl) machunga.


(en noun)
  • The act of forming, causing, or constituting; workmanship; construction.
  • Process of growth or development.
  • ''As a child he didn’t seem like a genius in the making .

    Etymology 2

    From .


  • Soon (30 years?) we'll be making complete DNA and life in reverse, growing food that only reversed creatures cn eat. - Earliest Usenet use via Google Groups - fa.human-nets, 10 May 1981 09:16-EDT, Robert Elton Maas






    (en noun)
  • Something possessing structure or form.
  • The act of assembling a group or structure.
  • (geology) A rock or face of a mountain.
  • (military) A grouping of military units or smaller formations under a command, such as a brigade, division, wing, etc.
  • (military) An arrangement of moving troops, ships, or aircraft, such as a wedge, line abreast, or echelon. Often "in formation".
  • The process of influencing or guiding a person to a deeper understanding of a particular vocation.
  • Synonyms

    * (military grouping of units) battle group, brigade group, task force, combat team * (military arrangement of forces) tactical formation, battle formation