The definition of the verb here seems skimpy. What does "form" really mean in a manufacturing context?
- Our "shape or visible structure" looks right to me. If not, can you show us the sentence where you saw it? Equinox ◑ 20:44, 16 March 2009 (UTC)
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"To develop a conception in mind". I don't think the example sentence is plausible and I think the intended sense is sense 1 (as one would "form an image": shape it). See User_talk:EivindJ#form_new_sense Equinox ◑ 21:07, 16 March 2009 (UTC)
- I just couldn't possibly see how you give an opinion "visible structure", when you "form an opinion" or "form an idea". When it comes to the example sentence: you're probably right ... my bad. Someone who can do better? --Eivind (t) 21:11, 16 March 2009 (UTC)
Form as a guide to sporting fitness
The 'form guide' is a term used in racing, specifically horse-racing, referring to a publication bettors may consult on the physical condition and past performance of a horse, and by extension, any athlete.
- 'He has improved his form since his recent defeat' is a construction not uncommon in sports-writing.Bluedawe 00:50, 24 October 2011 (UTC)
http://english.stackexchange.com/questions/101546/what-does-to-have-a-little-form-mean pretty much a fossilised term that isn't normally broken by adjectives <'db.inENTRY+tukmeAGES2find(iONLYdidAFTERinewOTitMENT>usrHOSTILE!