1. [ noun ] (geology) the arrangement of leaflike layers in a rock
Related terms: stratification geology
2. [ noun ] (biology) the process of forming leaves
Synonyms: leafing
Related terms: growth botany
3. [ noun ] the production of foil by cutting or beating metal into thin leaves
Related terms: production foliate
4. [ noun ] (work) the work of coating glass with metal foil
Related terms: application foliate
5. [ noun ] (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament
Synonyms: foliage
Related terms: architectural_ornament architecture
Similar spelling:   filiation