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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of form.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Arranged, as stars in a constellation.
- adj. Having structure; capable of growth and development; organized. See Ferment, n.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Arranged, as stars into a constellation.
- In heraldry, seated or crouched as in its form: said of a hare.
- Trained; developed; mature: as, a formed character.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having or given a form or shape
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The first _he_, in the seventh example, is, in the opinion of some, nom. to _can hear_ understood; but Mr. N.R. Smith, a distinguished and acute grammarian, suggests the propriety of rendering the sentence thus; "He that formed the ear, _formed it to hear_; can he not hear?"
Proceeding on these data, M. M.reau de Jonnes has formed a table, showing, 1. the maximum in Roman measures, the same as the established imperial edict; and 2. the mean price of objects _formed from_ half the maximum, and reduced into French measures.
As soon as the word formed in my mind, I shook my head.
He had early in his term formed a post-partisan partnership on some issues with then state Controller Steve Westly, later one of Obama's earliest and biggest backers.
Those are just initials, not an abreviation of the words, nor a new word formed from the initials.
All thoughts of hiding fled as her name formed on his tongue.
The name formed from the initials of Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass is an acronym.
Adam was in there with his producer; the word formed itself into an irrational snarl, something to be mocked, loathed—something unavailable to Shawn forever.
An acronym is defined as a word formed from the initial letters of a series of words.
As soon as the word formed in her head, she drew back on the reins, stopping the buggy.
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