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: the action of materializing or becoming materialized
: something that has been materialized
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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
1843, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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