The visible shape or configuration of something
Having the form of
A body of type secured in a chase for printing
the general form of the landscape
A secondary form of a word
(Of an athlete or sports team) playing or performing well
That is in good form or condition.
Form or cause to form again
A conventionally established form of artistic composition, such as the novel, sonata, or sonnet
An offense against current social conventions
The simple form from which the derivatives and inflected forms of a word arise.
The form of a book, especially as opposed to any other type of publication; frequently attributive and in in book form.
A morphological variant of a word which serves to indicate its case.
The shape of the human eye viewed externally, regarded as an oval with one or both ends sharpened.
(Of an athlete or sports team) not playing or performing well
That part of the drag on an airfoil that arises from its shape. It varies according to the angle of attack and can be decreased by streamlining
A classroom in which a group of students assembles daily with the same teacher before dispersing to other classes
Not conforming to a regular or formal structure or shape
What complies with current social conventions
Physical Anthropol. The form of the head, especially with reference to craniometric classification.
The form of an English verb ending in -ing, which can function as a noun, as an adjective, and in the formation of progressive tenses
Any living thing
Involving or designating pollen that is used to fertilize the plant from which it came.
The shape of a character written by hand, especially as influenced by the writing instrument or the way it is used.
An altered form of a name used to express affection or familiarity
To subject (a material, especially a thermosetting laminated plastic) to postforming.
A word or lexical unit that is dependent for its meaning on reference to some other part of the context or sentence in which it occurs, for example, a pronoun replacing a noun or noun phrase, or a verb replacing a clause, such as do in she likes chocolate and so do I
To shape or form by roll-forming.
Linguistics. A word form consisting of an unmodified root, especially an uninflected verb form.
A form used in the composition of a song, in particular a simple melody and accompaniment or a three-part work in which the third part is a repetition of the first
A (particular) form of a word; especially each of the possible forms taken by a given lexeme, typically distinguished by their grammatical inflections.
A morpheme that occurs only as an element of a compound word and cannot stand on its own, such as -ing or -er
An application form for a competition
The lowest form in a school.
A class of linguistic forms with grammatical or syntactic features in common; a part of speech or subset of a part of speech
A mathematical factor that compensates for irregularity in the shape of an object, usually the ratio between its volume and that of a regular object of the same breadth and height
A classificatory category used for fossils that are similar in appearance but cannot be reliably assigned to an established animal or plant genus, such as fossil parts of organisms and trace fossils
A standardized letter to deal with frequently occurring matters
A male teacher who has responsibility for a particular class in a school
A (printed) record of the past performance of a racehorse or racehorses; a form book; also transf., any past record, especially of criminal convictions.
= myelin figure.
A defined standard structure for relational databases in which a relation may not be nested within another relation
The shapes into which series of numbers are formed in a person's mental imagery.
A shape resembling the Greek letter omega.
A printed form on which a customer writes the details of a product or service they wish to order
Printing (usually outer forme) the printing surface (originally type) containing the pages from which the outer side of a sheet is printed and including matter for the first page of the printed sheet.
A form on which a proxy vote is registered.
A published record of the past performances of racehorses; a form sheet.
Biology an animal, species, etc., that is a relic.
A ridge-shaped mass of earth; the shape characteristic of this.