formate

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

formate (plural formates)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any salt or ester of formic acid.

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Verb[edit]

formate (third-person singular simple present formates, present participle formating, simple past and past participle formated)

  1. (aeronautics) To assemble flying aircraft into formation; to fly in formation.
    • 1949, The Aeroplane, Volume 76, page 699,
      Tiger Moths from the Reserve Flying Schools at Rochester and Cambridge competed with each other at formating in the gusty conditions, Rochester just winning.
    • 2002 July, Richard L. Collins, Piper Seneca V: a classic light twin.., in Flying, page 68,
      Formating with Patty Wagstaff' s modified Baron, flown by Dale Snodgrass, was fun on a beautiful morning, though all you learn about an airplane while formating is the power response (very smooth) and the response to control pressures.
    • 2003, Murray Peden, A Thousand Shall Fall: The True Story of a Canadian Bomber Pilot in World War Two, page 74,
      Actually, the leader of the formation was supposed to maintain the eagle-eyed vigil necessary to ensure that his formation kept out of harm's way, because the pilots formating on him had to keep all their attention riveted on his aircraft; but the Air Force recognized that with inexperienced pilots leading formations it was wise to splash extra lookouts around liberally.

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Adverb[edit]

formate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of formi

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Verb[edit]

formate

  1. first-person singular present indicative of formater
  2. third-person singular present indicative of formater
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of formater
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of formater
  5. second-person singular imperative of formater

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

formāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of formō

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

formate

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of formatar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of formatar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of formatar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of formatar