Cre*a"tion (kr?-A"sh?n), n. [L. creatio: cf. F. cration. See Create.]
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.
As when a new particle of matter dotn begin to exist, in rerum natura, which had before no being; and this we call creation.
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. 22.
A dagger of the mind, a false creation.
Choice pictures and creations of curious art.
The act of constituting or investing with a new character; appointment; formation.
An Irish peer of recent creation.
© Webster 1913.