Definition of Multiform

1. Adjective. Occurring in or having many forms or shapes or appearances. "The multiform universe of nature and man"

Similar to: Polymorphic, Polymorphous
Antonyms: Uniform



Definition of Multiform

1. a. Having many forms, shapes, or appearances.

Definition of Multiform

1. Adjective. Having more than one shape or appearance. ¹

2. Noun. An organism, folktale, etc. that appears in more than one form. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Multiform

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Multiform

1. Occurring in several or many forms, appearing in different forms at different stages of development. Origin: Gr. Morph = form This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multiform

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Literary usage of Multiform

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1. Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable by Andrew Russell Forsyth (1893)
"Now as integrals which arise in this way through multiform functions and, ... The consideration of Riemann's method, both for multiform functions and for ..."

2. Elements of the Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable: With Especial by Heinrich Durège (1896)
"multiform FUNCTIONS. 8. The introduction of complex variables also throws a clear light on the nature of multiform (many-valued) functions. ..."

3. Theory of Differential Equations by Andrew Russell Forsyth (1900)
"SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS WITH multiform VALUES OF THE DERIVATIVES; SINGULAR SOLUTIONS*. INTEGRALS OF SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS IN THE VICINITY OF BRANCH-POINTS. 189. ..."

4. On Riemann's Theory of Algebraic Functions and Their Integrals: A Supplement by Felix Klein (1893)
"The functions u + iv, under investigation on the surfaces in question, are in general infinitely multiform, for on the one hand a modulus of periodicity is ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"... so as to meet multiform distress in many lands and races demanded obviously great organizing power. When General Booth issued his scheme of social ..."

6. Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable by Andrew Russell Forsyth (1893)
"Now as integrals which arise in this way through multiform functions and, ... The consideration of Riemann's method, both for multiform functions and for ..."

7. Elements of the Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable: With Especial by Heinrich Durège (1896)
"multiform FUNCTIONS. 8. The introduction of complex variables also throws a clear light on the nature of multiform (many-valued) functions. ..."

8. Theory of Differential Equations by Andrew Russell Forsyth (1900)
"SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS WITH multiform VALUES OF THE DERIVATIVES; SINGULAR SOLUTIONS*. INTEGRALS OF SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS IN THE VICINITY OF BRANCH-POINTS. 189. ..."

9. On Riemann's Theory of Algebraic Functions and Their Integrals: A Supplement by Felix Klein (1893)
"The functions u + iv, under investigation on the surfaces in question, are in general infinitely multiform, for on the one hand a modulus of periodicity is ..."

10. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"... so as to meet multiform distress in many lands and races demanded obviously great organizing power. When General Booth issued his scheme of social ..."

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