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forme Line breaks: forme
(also form)

Definition of forme in English:


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.


Late 15th century: variant of form.

Words that rhyme with forme

conform, corm, dorm, form, haulm, lukewarm, Maugham, misinform, norm, outperform, perform, shawm, storm, swarm, transform, underperform, warm
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