Definitions for "Collation"
The report of the act made by the proper officers.
The organization of gatherings in proper order in a codex. A collation might be expressed like this: 1 12 + 2 10 + 3 12 (wanting 12) which means a codex of 3 gatherings, the first of which has 12 folia, the second having 10 folia, and the third originally having 12 folia of which the last folia is missing, thus having 33 folia, or 66 pages in all.
The act of checking a book for completeness. A collational formula is an algebraic expression of the arrangement of the leaves and signatures in a book.
The act of conferring or bestowing.
A conference.
The presentation of a clergyman to a benefice by a bishop, who has it in his own gift.
The act of collating or comparing; a comparison of one copy er thing (as of a book, or manuscript) with another of a like kind; comparison, in general.
The act of comparing the copy of any paper with its original to ascertain its conformity.
The logical ordering of character or wide-character strings according to defined precedence rules. These rules identify a collation sequence between the collating elements, and such additional rules that can be used to order strings consisting of multiple collating elements. X/Open.
A collection of the Lives of the Fathers or other devout work read daily in monasteries.
A light repast or luncheon; as, a cold collation; -- first applied to the refreshment on fast days that accompanied the reading of the collation in monasteries.
The right which an heir has of throwing the whole heritable and movable estates of the deceased into one mass, and sharing it equally with others who are of the same degree of kindred.
The return to a succession by an heir who received more than his share during the deceased's life­time.
Keywords:  partake
To partake of a collation.
The gathering and examination of sheets preparatory to binding.
Gathering of individual tabs into sequentially ordered sets.
Keywords:  noun
Keywords:  inkjet, laser, printers, copies, turned
A feature offered on some inkjet printers, laser printers and all-in-ones; with collation turned on, multiple copies of a document are printed as separate documents.
Keywords:  meal, light
a light meal.
The process of assembling mailing items.