Definition of Forming

1. n. The act or process of giving form or shape to anything; as, in shipbuilding, the exact shaping of partially shaped timbers.



Definition of Forming

1. Verb. (present participle of form) ¹

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Definition of Forming

1. form [v] - See also: form

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forming

formicating
formication
formications
formicatory
formicid
formicids
formicine
formidabilities
formidability
formidable
formidableness
formidably
formiminoglutamic acid
formiminotetrahydrofolate cyclodeaminase
formin
forming (current term)
forming face
formings
formins
formirken
formivore
formivores
formless
formlessly
formlessness
formlessnesses
formlike
formocresol
formol
formol-Muller fixative

Literary usage of Forming

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1. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Religious Education Association (1904)
"D., EXAMINER BOARD OF EDUCATION, NEW YORK CITY The general theme of memory work in character-forming is a very broad one, since character-forming is the ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"From this the inference is drawn that the oxygen is the base-forming element and that its valence in the salts must be four. The formula of the base is ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"It occurs abundantly in many altered rocks aa • pseudomorph after some of the anhydrous magnesian silicate«, ilso as a massive rock forming huge beds often ..."

4. Engineering Geology: By Heinrich Ries and Thomas L. Watson by Heinrich Ries, Thomas Leonard Watson (1914)
"With only few exceptions these elements occur combined with each other forming compounds called minerals. All rocks, with the exception of the glassy ..."

5. Our Mutual Friend by Charles ( Dickens (1865)
"The moral influence of these objects, in forming the domestic virtues, ... In fact, I have an idea that I feel the domestic virtues already forming. ..."

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