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forme

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Pronunciation: /fɔːm
 
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(also form)

Definition of forme in English:

noun

Printing
1A body of type secured in a chase for printing.
Example sentences
  • In many cases, the formes are reminders of the work of the individual tradesmen whose handiwork has outlived them.
  • Elastomeric materials have long been used to produce printing blocks, printing rollers, printing formes and elastomeric covered printing sleeves for flexographic printing.
1.1A quantity of film arranged for making a plate.

Origin

late 15th century: variant of form.

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