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Crossword Solver Solutions for: ???IATION

biliation

biliation
(n.) The production and excretion of bile.

deviation

deviation
(n.) The act of deviating; a wandering from the way; variation from the common way, from an established rule, etc.; departure, as from the right course or the path of duty.
(n.) The state or result of having deviated; a transgression; an act of sin; an error; an offense.
(n.) The voluntary and unnecessary departure of a ship from, or delay in, the regular and usual course of the specific voyage insured, thus releasing the underwriters from their responsibility.

expiation

expiation
(n.) The act of making satisfaction or atonement for any crime or fault; the extinguishing of guilt by suffering or penalty.
(n.) The means by which reparation or atonement for crimes or sins is made; an expiatory sacrifice or offering; an atonement.
(n.) An act by which the treats of prodigies were averted among the ancient heathen.

feriation

feriation
(n.) The act of keeping holiday; cessation from work.

filiation

filiation
(n.) The relationship of a son or child to a parent, esp. to a father.
(n.) The assignment of a bastard child to some one as its father; affiliation.

foliation

foliation
(n.) The process of forming into a leaf or leaves.
(n.) The manner in which the young leaves are dispo/ed within the bud.
(n.) The act of beating a metal into a thin plate, leaf, foil, or lamina.
(n.) The act of coating with an amalgam of tin foil and quicksilver, as in making looking-glasses.
(n.) The enrichment of an opening by means of foils, arranged in trefoils, quatrefoils, etc.; also, one of the ornaments. See Tracery.
(n.) The property, possessed by some crystalline rocks, of dividing into plates or slabs, which is due to the cleavage structure of one of the constituents, as mica or hornblende. It may sometimes include slaty structure or cleavage, though the latter is usually independent of any mineral constituent, and transverse to the bedding, it having been produced by pressure.

inhiation

inhiation
(n.) A gaping after; eager desire; craving.

mediation

mediation
(a.) The act of mediating; action or relation of anything interposed; action as a necessary condition, means, or instrument; interposition; intervention.
(a.) Hence, specifically, agency between parties at variance, with a view to reconcile them; entreaty for another; intercession.

obviation

obviation
(n.) The act of obviating, or the state of being obviated.

radiation

radiation
(n.) The act of radiating, or the state of being radiated; emission and diffusion of rays of light; beamy brightness.
(n.) The shooting forth of anything from a point or surface, like the diverging rays of light; as, the radiation of heat.

seriation

seriation
(n.) Arrangement or position in a series.

striation

striation
(n.) The quality or condition of being striated.
(n.) A stria; as, the striations on a shell.

variation

variation
(n.) The act of varying; a partial change in the form, position, state, or qualities of a thing; modification; alternation; mutation; diversity; deviation; as, a variation of color in different lights; a variation in size; variation of language.
(n.) Extent to which a thing varies; amount of departure from a position or state; amount or rate of change.
(n.) Change of termination of words, as in declension, conjugation, derivation, etc.
(n.) Repetition of a theme or melody with fanciful embellishments or modifications, in time, tune, or harmony, or sometimes change of key; the presentation of a musical thought in new and varied aspects, yet so that the essential features of the original shall still preserve their identity.
(n.) One of the different arrangements which can be made of any number of quantities taking a certain number of them together.

vitiation

vitiation
(n.) The act of vitiating, or the state of being vitiated; depravation; corruption; invalidation; as, the vitiation of the blood; the vitiation of a contract.