Form

The defined configuration of an item including the geometrically measured configuration, density, and weight or other visual parameters which uniquely characterize an item, component or assembly. For software, form denotes the language, language level and media.

Form

A subdivision within a species or variety.

Form

Form is British slang for a criminal record.
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FORM

[symbolic manipulation system] FORM is a symbolic manipulation system. It reads text files containing definitions of mathematical expressions as well as statements that tell it how to manipulate these expressions. Its original author is Jos Vermaseren of Nikhef, the Dutch institute for subatomic physics. It is widely used in the theoretical...
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Form

The structural components of a poem e.g. stanza pattern, metre, syllable count etc - as opposed to the content. T.S.Eliot said that: 'In the perfect poet they (form and content) fit and are the same thing'.
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form

[n] - (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups 2. [n] - an arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse 3. [n] - a printed document with spaces in which to write 4. [n] - the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word 5. [n] - a perceptual str...
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Form

the outward appearance or structure of language, as opposed to its function, meaning, or social use
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Form

An interactive Web page with predefined sections to be filled in or options to be selected. The data is then collected for processing, generally by a CGI script on the server.
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Form

(See also habit) Form is the term for the set of faces produced by the symmetry of a crystal. Crystals of the same mineral can take different forms. For example, pyrite can produce both cubic and octahedral crystals. If the form totally encloses a space, for example, a cube, it is said to be closed. If not, for example a prism, it is said to be ope...
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form

In art, a three-dimensional shape or object, and one of the formal art elements. The form of a subject can be recreated using contour lines, shading, cross-hatching, and highlights. If a drawing...
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form

In logic, the form of a proposition is the kind or species to which it belongs, such as the universal (`All x are y`) or the negative (`No x are y`). Logical form is contrasted with the...
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form

In Greek and medieval European philosophy, that which makes a thing what it is. For Plato, a Form was an immaterial, independent object, which could not be perceived...
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Form

The assembled pages and images as printed on a single large sheet, before trimming. With the correct imposition, the pages of a form will be in correct order after folding and trimming. Once folded and trimmed, a form becomes a 'signature.'
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Form

In relation to art the term form has two meanings. First it refers to the overall form taken by the work - its physical nature. Secondly, within a work of art form refers to the element of shape among the various elements that make up a work. Painting for example consists of the elements of line, colour, texture, space, scale, and format as well as...
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Form

Temporary structure erected to contain concrete during placing and initial hardening.
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Form

Form (fōrm; in senses 8 & 9, often fōrm in England ) noun [ Middle English & French forme , from Latin forma ; confer Sanskrit dhariman . Confer Firm .] 1. The shape and structure of anything, as distinguished from the material o...
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Form

Form (fôrm) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Formed (fôrmd); present participle & verbal noun Forming .] [ French former , Latin formare , from forma . See Form , noun ...
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Form

Form intransitive verb 1. To take a form, definite shape, or arrangement; as, the infantry should form in column. 2. To run to a form, as a hare. B. Jonson. To form on (Mil.) , to form a lengthened line with reference to (any given object) as a basis...
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Form

Form transitive verb (Electricity) To treat (plates) so as to bring them to fit condition for introduction into a storage battery, causing one plate to be composed more or less of spongy lead, and the other of lead peroxide. This was formerly done by repeated slow alternations of the charging curren...
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form

1. <zoology> An infrasubspecific category which has no status in the classification code. ... 2. <suffix> In the form, shape of, mold; equivalent to -oid. ... See: morpho-. ... Origin: L. -formis, L. Forma ... (20 Jun 2000) ...
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form

word form noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something; `the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached`
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form

shape 1 cast noun the visual appearance of something or someone; `the delicate cast of his features`
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form

shape noun a perceptual structure; `the composition presents problems for students of musical form`; `a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them`
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form

verb create (as an entity); `social groups form everywhere`; `They formed a company`
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form

verb to compose or represent:`This wall forms the background of the stage setting`; `The branches made a roof`; `This makes a fine introduction`
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