Fabrication - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌfæbrɪˈkeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word fabrication
Brit.  |fabrɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word fabrication

noun

- a deliberately false or improbable account (syn: fable, fiction)
- writing in a fictional form (syn: fictionalisation, fictionalization)
- the act of making something (a product) from raw materials(syn: manufacture, manufacturing)

the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals

- the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery) (syn: assembly)
- the deliberate act of deviating from the truth (syn: lying, prevarication)

Examples

...her claim that she had been a nurse during the war proved to be a total fabrication...

...the notion that the Colossus of Rhodes could straddle the harbor was a fabrication of medieval writers...

Of course, it might all be complete fabrication.

the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals

Word forms

noun
singular: fabrication
plural: fabrications
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