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1. form (om kommunikation) the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)descriptor, signifier, word form


Mindre specifikke termerword


Mere specifikke termerabbreviation, acronym, base, citation form, entry word, etymon, ghost word, main entry word, plural, plural form, radical, root, root, root word, singular, singular form, stem, theme


Overordnet emneområdelinguistics

2. form (om erkendelse) a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSculpture is a form of art.
What kinds of desserts are there?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)kind, sort, variety


Mindre specifikke termercategory


Mere specifikke termerantitype, art form, brand, color, colour, description, flavor, flavour, genre, genus, ilk, like, like, make, manner, model, species, stripe, style, the like, the likes of, type

3. form (om erkendelse) a perceptual structure


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe composition presents problems for students of musical form.
A visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pattern, shape


Mindre specifikke termerstructure


Mere specifikke termerfractal, gestalt, grid, kaleidoscope, mosaic, strand


Omfatter disse overordnede termerpercept, perception, perceptual experience

4. form (om egenskab) any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe could barely make out their shapes.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)configuration, conformation, contour, shape


Mindre specifikke termerspatial property, spatiality


Mere specifikke termerangularity, bluntness, concaveness, concavity, convexity, convexness, crookedness, curvature, curve, dullness, keenness, lobularity, narrowing, roundness, sharpness, straightness, stratification, topography


Kendetegnercrooked, straight

5. form (i anatomi) alternative names for the body of a human being


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLeonardo studied the human body.
He has a strong physique.
The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)anatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, flesh, frame, human body, material body, physical body, physique, shape, soma


Mindre specifikke termerbody, organic structure, physical structure


Mere specifikke termeradult body, female body, juvenile body, male body, person


Omfatter disse overordnede termerhomo, human, human being, individual, man, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

6. form the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGeometry is the mathematical science of shape.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shape


Mindre specifikke termerattribute


Mere specifikke termeramorphous shape, angular shape, angularity, circle, column, connection, connexion, distorted shape, distortion, figure, flair, flare, line, link, natural shape, pillar, plane, plume, round shape, sheet, solid, square, tower, triangle

7. form (om egenskab) the visual appearance of something or someone


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe delicate cast of his features.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cast, shape


Mindre specifikke termerappearance, visual aspect

8. form (om kommunikation) a printed document with spaces in which to write


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe filled out his tax form.


Mindre specifikke termerdocument, papers, written document


Mere specifikke termerapplication form, claim form, order form, questionnaire, requisition, requisition form, tax form, telegraph form


Omfatter disse specifikke termerblank space, place, space

9. form (om gruppe) (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA new strain of microorganisms.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)strain, var., variant


Mindre specifikke termertaxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group


Tilhører disse overordnede termerspecies


Overordnet emneområdebiological science, biology

10. form (om kommunikation) an arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe essay was in the form of a dialogue.
He first sketches the plot in outline form.


Mindre specifikke termergenre, literary genre, writing style


Mere specifikke termerversification

11. form (om egenskab) a particular mode in which something is manifested


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis resentment took the form of extreme hostility.


Mindre specifikke termerfashion, manner, mode, style, way

12. form (om tilstand) (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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)phase


Mindre specifikke termerstate, state of matter


Mere specifikke termerdispersed particles, dispersed phase, dispersing medium, dispersing phase, dispersion medium


Overordnet emneområdephysical chemistry

13. form (om gruppe) a body of students who are taught together


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEarly morning classes are always sleepy.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)class, course, grade


Mindre specifikke termerassemblage, gathering


Mere specifikke termerdiscussion section, master class, section

14. form (om egenskab) an ability to perform well


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was at the top of his form.
The team was off form last night.


Mindre specifikke termerability

15. form (om genstand) a life-size dummy used to display clothes


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)manakin, manikin, mannequin, mannikin


Mindre specifikke termerdummy

16. form (om genstand) a mold for setting concrete


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey built elaborate forms for pouring the foundation.


Mindre specifikke termercast, mold, mould


Engelsk udsagnsord: form

1. form (om adfærd) create (as an entity)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSocial groups form everywhere.
They formed a company.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)organise, organize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termercreate, make


Mere specifikke termerchoose up, draw up, regiment, regroup, reorganise, reorganize, syndicate

2. form (om tilstand) to compose or represent:


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis wall forms the background of the stage setting.
The branches made a roof.
This makes a fine introduction.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)constitute, make


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe, comprise, constitute, make up, represent


Mere specifikke termeradd, chelate

3. form (om tilstand) develop into a distinctive entity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOur plans began to take shape.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)spring, take form, take shape


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerbecome


Mere specifikke termerregenerate

4. form (om ændring) give shape or form to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShape the dough.
Form the young child's character.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shape


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify


Mere specifikke termerblock, block, blow, circle, crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, cup, deform, dimension, dish, distort, draw, encircle, fit, flatten, fork, individuate, plume, ridge, roll, round, round off, round out, scallop, scollop, sliver, square, square up, strain, strike, tabulate, terrace, tie, turn, twist

5. form (om tilvejebringelse) make something, usually for a specific function


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe molded the rice balls carefully.
Form cylinders from the dough.
Shape a figure.
Work the metal into a sword.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)forge, mold, mould, shape, work


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termercreate from raw material, create from raw stuff


Mere specifikke termerbeat, carve, cast, chip, coil, cut out, grind, hand-build, handbuild, hill, layer, machine, model, mold, mold, mould, mould, mound, preform, preform, puddle, remold, reshape, roughcast, sculpt, sculpture, sinter, stamp, swage, throw, upset


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningprocess, work, work on

6. form (om adfærd) establish or impress firmly in the mind


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe imprint our ideas onto our children.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)imprint


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something on somebody


Mindre specifikke termeract upon, influence, work

7. form (om ændring) assume a form or shape


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe water formed little beads.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Mere specifikke termerbead, brecciate, bunch, bunch up, bundle, clump, cluster, conglobate, conglobe, constellate, culminate, flake, grain, granulate, head, reticulate









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