form form  /ˈfɔrm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
  2. (n) a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
  3. (n) a perceptual structure
  4. (n) any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
  5. (n) alternative names for the body of a human being
  6. (n) the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
  7. (n) the visual appearance of something or someone
  8. (n) a printed document with spaces in which to write
  9. (n) (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
  10. (n) an arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse
  11. (n) a particular mode in which something is manifested
  12. (n) (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
  13. (n) a body of students who are taught together
  14. (n) an ability to perform well
  15. (n) a life-size dummy used to display clothes
  16. (n) a mold for setting concrete
  17. (v) create (as an entity)
  18. (v) to compose or represent:
  19. (v) develop into a distinctive entity
  20. (v) give shape or form to
  21. (v) make something, usually for a specific function
  22. (v) establish or impress firmly in the mind
  23. (v) assume a form or shape

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The IRS may have come up with an easy-to-understand formIt is that time of the year again.
  2. The sad truth is that the people on this site are not in any way, shape or form representative of the public at large.
  3. The brave Iraqui people who voted for a new form of government holding up their blue finger in defiance of the terrorists.

News

  1. Wellington Mnt. Co UK Regulatory Announcement: Form 8.3 - Actavis, Inc.

    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FORM 8.3 IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED) DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE 1. KEY INFORMATION Name of person dealing (Note 1) Wellington Management Company, LLP Company dealt in Actavis, Inc. Class of relevant security to which the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Form 8.3 - Kier Group Plc

    2 FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (t
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwire

  3. Form 8.3 - May Gurney Integrated Services Plc

    2 FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (t
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwire

Quotes

  1. "We've said since day one that if and when we have an impact from Deepwater Horizon, it would be in the form of tarballs," Patterson said. "This shows that our modeling is accurate. Any Texas shores impacted by the Deepwater spill will be...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Jerry Patterson Source: Commodity Surge (blog)

  2. "He's at the top of his form. He's first to the ball every time," coach Vicente del Bosque said. "Villa had that hunger for goal that allowed him to convert."
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Vicente del Bosque Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "Today our primary focus is supporting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in their current form as they carry out their important mission," Paulson said in a statement issued in response to news stories about "contingency planning" on the fate of the...
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Reuters

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