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English adjective: shaping

1. shaping forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning


SamplesA formative influence.
A formative experience.


Synonymsformative, plastic


Similarconstructive


Antonymsdestructive


English noun: shaping

1. shaping (process) any process serving to define the shape of something


Synonymsdefining


Broader (hypernym)physical process, process

2. shaping (act) the act of fabricating something in a particular shape


Synonymsformation


Broader (hypernym)fabrication, manufacture, manufacturing


Narrower (hyponym)filing, forging, granulation, grooving, metalwork, metalworking, rifling, turning









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