Meaning of materialization in English:


Pronunciation /məˌtɪərɪəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn/


(also British materialisation)

See materialize

‘The ‘boxlike contraption’ only gradually comes into focus, beginning with the ‘black tiles of ivory’ and completing its materialization with the reference to music.’
  • ‘The successful materialization of these fugitive images is a challenge.’
  • ‘All this seemed extremely close to the kind of materialization of time that preoccupied Einstein.’
  • ‘Every prime minister has his ups and his downs, the fulfilment of high hopes and the materialisation of deepest dreads.’
  • ‘Starting with a sketch or model to accompany their proposal, the students must work through their ideas from conceptualisation to materialisation.’