Procession vs Formation - What's the difference?
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Procession is a related term of formation.
As nouns the difference between procession and formation
is that procession
is the act of progressing or proceeding while formation
As a verb procession
is to take part in a procession.
The act of progressing or proceeding.
- (Bishop Pearson)
A group of people or things moving along in an orderly, stately, or solemn manner; a train of persons advancing in order; a retinue.
- That the procession of their life might be / More equable, majestic, pure, and free.
- a procession''' of mourners; the Lord Mayor's '''procession
A number of things happening in sequence (in space or in time).
(ecclesiastical, obsolete, in the plural) Litanies which were said in procession and not kneeling.
- the townsmen on procession
To take part in a procession
(dated) To honour with a procession.
(transitive, legal, US, North Carolina and Tennessee) To ascertain, mark, and establish the boundary lines of (lands).
- To procession the lands of such persons as desire it.
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.
* (military grouping of units) battle group, brigade group, task force, combat team
* (military arrangement of forces) tactical formation, battle formation