form in Chinese
[ fɔ:m ] Pronunciation:
How to pronounce "form"Synonyms of "form""form" in a sentence"form" meaning
past tense: formed past participle: formed plural: forms present participle: forming
- These cells eventually form spermatozoa .
- All other forms of food had disappeared .
- Venerable oaks forms a sylvan archway .
- They will react with ammonia to form amidines .
- Energy manifests itself in many ways or forms .
- The singular form of "dogs" is "dog" .
- Again we stalked a massive form .
- This is the usual form of greeting here .
- It has the irregular form of an ink blot .
- Proton and neutron form a charge doublet .
- the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape"
- a mold for setting concrete; "they built elaborate forms for pouring the foundation"
- a life-size dummy used to display clothes
Synonyms: mannequin, manikin, mannikin, manakin,
- the visual appearance of something or someone; "the delicate cast of his features"
Synonyms: shape, cast,
- a particular mode in which something is manifested; "his resentment took the form of extreme hostility"
- any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes"
Synonyms: shape, configuration, contour, conformation,
- an ability to perform well; "he was at the top of his form"; "the team was off form last night"
- alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
Synonyms: human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, flesh,
- a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
Synonyms: kind, sort, variety,
- 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"
Synonyms: shape, pattern,
- 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"
Synonyms: word form, signifier, descriptor,
- a printed document with spaces in which to write; "he filled out his tax form"
- 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"
- (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups; "a new strain of microorganisms"
Synonyms: variant, strain, var.,
- a body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy"
Synonyms: class, grade, course,
- (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; "the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system"
Synonyms: phase, Verb
- give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child''s character"
- assume a form or shape; "the water formed little beads"
- make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
Synonyms: shape, work, mold, mould, forge,
- establish or impress firmly in the mind; "We imprint our ideas onto our children"
- create (as an entity); "social groups form everywhere"; "They formed a company"
Synonyms: organize, organise,
- to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"
Synonyms: constitute, make,
- develop into a distinctive entity; "our plans began to take shape"
Synonyms: take form, take shape, spring,