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Engelsk navneord: form

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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