Noun Definition

form

1.Definition: (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups

Related Noun(s):variant, strain

Category: General

2.Definition: (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

Related Noun(s):phase

Category: General

3.Definition: a body of students who are taught together

Related Noun(s):grade, class, course

Category: General

4.Definition: a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality

"Sculpture is a form of art", "What kinds of desserts are there?"

Related Noun(s):kind, variety, sort

Category: General

5.Definition: a life-size dummy used to display clothes

Related Noun(s):manikin, mannikin, mannequin, manakin

Category: Objects

6.Definition: a mold for setting concrete

"They built elaborate forms for pouring the foundation"

Category: Objects

7.Definition: a particular mode in which something is manifested

"His resentment took the form of extreme hostility"

Category: General

8.Definition: a perceptual structure

"The composition presents problems for students of musical form", "A visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them"

Related Noun(s):pattern, shape

Category: General

9.Definition: a printed document with spaces in which to write

"He filled out his tax form"

Category: General

10.Definition: alternative names for the body of a human being

Related Noun(s):figure, chassis, frame, shape, soma, flesh, bod, anatomy, physique, build

Category: General

11.Definition: an ability to perform well

"He was at the top of his form", "The team was off form last night"

Category: General

12.Definition: an arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse

"The essay was in the form of a dialogue", "He first sketches the plot in outline form"

Category: General

13.Definition: any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)

Related Noun(s):shape, conformation, configuration, contour

Category: General

14.Definition: the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something

"The inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"

Related Noun(s):signifier, descriptor

Category: General

15.Definition: the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance

Related Noun(s):shape

Category: General

16.Definition: the visual appearance of something or someone

Related Noun(s):shape, cast

Category: General