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

Examples of materialization in a Sentence

  1. 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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