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form  

EN[fɔːm]
US
Fforme
  • NomPLformsPREfor-SUF-form
    1. (heading, physical) To do with shape.
      1. Study gives strength to the mind; conversation, grace: the first apt to give stiffness, the other suppleness: one gives substance and form to the statue, the other polishes it.
      2. I can see the old schoolroom yet: the broken-down desks and the worn-out forms with knots in that got stuck into your backside  [ …] .
    2. (social) To do with structure or procedure.
      1. Those whom form of laws / Condemned to die.
      2. a republican form of government
      3. a matter of mere form
      4. ladies of a high form
      5. It's fair to say she has form on this: she has criticised David Cameron's proposal to create all-women shortlists for prospective MPs, tried to ban women wearing high heels at work as the resulting pain made them take time off work, and tried to reduce the point at which an abortion can take place from 24 to 21 weeks.
      6. One other day after afternoon school, Mr. Percival came behind me and put his hand on me. "Let me see, what's your name? Which form are you in?  [ …] "
    3. A blank document or template to be filled in by the user.
      1. To apply for the position, complete the application form. ‎
    4. (grammar) A grouping of words which maintain grammatical context in different usages; the particular shape or structure of a word or part of speech.
      1. participial forms;  verb forms
    5. The den or home of a hare.
      1. (computing, programming) A window or dialogue box.
        1. (taxonomy) An infraspecific rank.
          1. (printing, dated) The type or other matter from which an impression is to be taken, arranged and secured in a chase.
            1. (geometry) A quantic.
              1. (sports, fitness) A specific way of performing a movement.
              2. VerbeSGformsPRformingPT, PPformed
                1. VT To give shape or visible structure to (a thing or person).
                  1. When you kids form a straight line I'll hand out the lollies. ‎
                2. VI To take shape.
                  1. When icicles start to form on the eaves you know the roads will be icy. ‎
                3. VT (linguistics) To create (a word) by inflection or derivation.
                  1. By adding "-ness", you can form a noun from an adjective. ‎
                4. VT To constitute, to compose, to make up.
                  1. Teenagers form the bulk of extreme traffic offenders. ‎
                5. To mould or model by instruction or discipline.
                  1. Singing in a choir helps to form a child's sociality. ‎
                6. To provide (a hare) with a form.
                  1. (electrical, historical) VT To treat (plates) to prepare them 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 current, but later the plates or grids were coated or filled, one with a paste of red lead and the other with litharge, introduced into the cell, and formed by a direct charging current.
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                    1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                      • In some most parsimonious trees the Liaoning dromaeosaurids form a clade, but in others various species are more closely related to the dromaeosaurine and velociraptorine clade.
                      • These cryoprotectants act colligatively by replacing the water and thus decreasing the amount of ice formed in the body.
                      • The Linux kernel operating system is one of the most popular forms of Unix.
                    2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                      • They also bring to mind stylish movie sets in precolor Hollywood; Fred and Ginger or a phalanx of Busby Berkeley dancers could easily drift among their mirrored, ethereal forms.
                      • She is consistently but not deformingly alert to irony, to satire, to humor in its high and low forms.
                      • Aggiss and Cowie are smash and grab artists, eclectically borrowing from a range of different dance and performance styles and making them into their own inimitable blended form.

                  Meaning of form for the defined word.

                  Grammaticalement, ce mot "form" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif et un verbes transitif.
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                    1. Noms
                      • Noms Dénombrable
                      • Verbes
                        • Verbes intransitifs
                          • Verbes transitifs
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                        Liens Connexes:
                        1. fr former
                        2. en former
                        3. en formed
                        4. en forms
                        5. en formerly
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