1A body of type secured in a chase for printing.
More 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.
late 15th century: variant of form.
Definition of forme in:
- The US English dictionary