materialization

noun
ma·​te·​ri·​al·​i·​za·​tion | \ mə-ˌtir-ē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən \

Definition of materialization

1 : the action of materializing or becoming materialized
2 : something that has been materialized especially : apparition

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Synonyms

apparition, bogey (also bogie), familiar spirit, ghost, hant [dialect], haunt [chiefly dialect], phantasm (also fantasm), phantom, poltergeist, shade, shadow, specter (or spectre), spirit, spook, sprite, vision, visitant, wraith

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Examples of materialization in a Sentence

since no one lived in the attic, the landlord suggested that the new tenant might have seen the materialization of a woman once murdered there

First Known Use of materialization

1843, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of materialization was in 1843

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