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Other Creation Definition

[n] (theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence
[n] the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
[n] the human act of creating
[n] an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone
[n] the event that occurred at the beginning of something; "from its creation the plan was doomed to failure"
[n] everything that exists anywhere; "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"

Misc. Definitions

\Cre*a"tion\ (kr?-A"sh?n), n. [L. creatio: cf. F. cr?ation. See {Create}.]
1. The act of creating or causing to exist. Specifically, the act of bringing the universe or this world into existence. From the creation to the general doom. --Shak. As when a new particle of matter dotn begin to exist, in rerum natura, which had before no being; and this we call creation. --Locke.
2. That which is created; that which is produced or caused to exist, as the world or some original work of art or of the imagination; nature. We know that the whole creation groaneth. --Rom. viii. 2
2. A dagger of the mind, a false creation. --Shak. Choice pictures and creations of curious art. --Beaconsfield.
3. The act of constituting or investing with a new character; appointment; formation. An Irish peer of recent creation. --Landor.

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