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The outline of a figure, body, or mass.
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  1. The outline of a figure, body, or mass.
  2. The general shape or form of a figure, configuration, etc.
  3. (Linguistics) a speech sound which behaves as a single segment, but which makes an internal transition from one quality, place, or manner to another.
The appearance of a thing as seen from a specific point; view
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  1. The appearance of a thing as seen from a specific point; view
  2. The configuration of the stars, constellations, or planets in relation to one another.
  3. A side or surface facing in a particular direction:
(--- Computers) The way in which a computer system or network is set up or connected.
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  1. (--- Computers) The way in which a computer system or network is set up or connected.
  2. Relative position or aspect of the planets; the face of the horoscope, according to the relative positions of the planets at any time.
  3. Form, as depending on the relative disposition of the parts of a thing's shape; figure; form factor.
A composite of traits or features characteristic of an individual or a group:
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  1. A composite of traits or features characteristic of an individual or a group:
  2. A plan, diagram, or model to be followed in making things:
  3. A usually repeating artistic or decorative design:
An implement or device used to impress, cut out, or shape something to which it is applied.
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  1. An implement or device used to impress, cut out, or shape something to which it is applied.
  2. A small piece of paper, distinctively imprinted on the face and usually gummed on the back, issued by a government for a specified price and required to be affixed to a letter, parcel, document, commodity subject to duty, etc. as evidence that the prescribed fee, as for carrying mail, has been paid
  3. A similar piece of gummed paper issued for a specific purpose:
The rectangular image on a film screen, or the particular objects or activity focused on by the camera
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  1. The rectangular image on a film screen, or the particular objects or activity focused on by the camera
  2. A frame of reference.
  3. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
A sudden or unusual sight:
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  1. A sudden or unusual sight:
  2. A ghostly figure; a specter.
  3. Anything that appears unexpectedly or in an extraordinary way
Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
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  1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
  2. Dark shadows gathering at dusk:
  3. A gradation of a color as it is mixed with black or is decreasingly illuminated:
Something faint or insubstantial:
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  1. Something faint or insubstantial:
  2. The spectral figure of a person supposedly seen as a premonition just before that person's death
  3. The ghost of a dead person.
State University, as the shortened form of any public university name.
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  1. State University, as the shortened form of any public university name.
  2. (Physics) The condition of a physical system with regard to phase, form, composition, or structure:
  3. A mental or emotional condition:
Physical and mental well-being; freedom from disease, pain, or defect; normalcy of physical and mental functions; soundness
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  1. Physical and mental well-being; freedom from disease, pain, or defect; normalcy of physical and mental functions; soundness
  2. A wish for someone's good health, often expressed as a toast.
  3. A wish for a person's health and happiness, as in drinking a toast
The condition of being fit; suitability, appropriateness, healthiness, etc.
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  1. The condition of being fit; suitability, appropriateness, healthiness, etc.
  2. Good health, especially good physical condition resulting from exercise and proper nutrition.
  3. The state or condition of being fit; suitability or appropriateness.
To form into a particular shape; give shape to:
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  1. To form into a particular shape; give shape to:
  2. To assume a certain shape:
  3. Any of various fungi that often form a fuzzy growth (called a mycelium ) on the surface of organic matter. Some molds cause food to spoil, but others are beneficial, such as those used to make certain cheeses and those from which antibiotics like penicillin are developed. The molds do not form a distinct phylogenetic grouping but belong to various phyla including the ascomycetes and the zygomycetes.
To give birth to prematurely:
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  1. To give birth to prematurely:
  2. To let fall; drop:
  3. To calculate astrologically:
To make in a certain way; give a certain form to; shape; mold
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  1. To make in a certain way; give a certain form to; shape; mold
  2. To train or influence into a particular state or character:
  3. To fit; accommodate (to)
To be appropriate or suitable to:
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  1. To be appropriate or suitable to:
  2. To grow to be; change or develop into by growth
  3. To grow or come to be:
To come to have gradually; acquire:
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  1. To come to have gradually; acquire:
  2. To become larger, fuller, better, etc.; grow or evolve, esp. by natural processes
  3. To become affected with a disease; contract.
The form in which something is made or constructed; arrangement:
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  1. The form in which something is made or constructed; arrangement:
  2. A plaster form for immobilizing a broken arm, leg, etc.
  3. The form or direction in which a thing is cast
(Chem.) The structure of a compound, esp. in the spatial relation of atoms in the molecule
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  1. (Chem.) The structure of a compound, esp. in the spatial relation of atoms in the molecule
  2. The way things are arranged or put together in order to achieve a result.
  3. Form, as depending on the relative disposition of the parts of a thing's shape; figure; form factor.
(Logic) The form of a syllogism with reference to the use of the middle term as variously the subject or the predicate of the premises
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  1. (Logic) The form of a syllogism with reference to the use of the middle term as variously the subject or the predicate of the premises
  2. The shape or form of a human body:
  3. (--- Mathematics) A geometric form consisting of any combination of points, lines, or planes:
A pattern of behavior or performance:
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  1. A pattern of behavior or performance:
  2. The way in which a thing exists, acts, or manifests itself:
  3. The shape and structure of an object:
A composite of traits or features characteristic of an individual or a group:
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  1. A composite of traits or features characteristic of an individual or a group:
  2. An arrangement of form; disposition of parts or elements; design
  3. A consistent, characteristic form, style, or method, as:
A mode or state of being:
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  1. A mode or state of being:
  2. One that is indispensable to the appearance or occurrence of another; a prerequisite:
  3. A future and uncertain event, fact, or circumstance whose existence or occurrence is necessary for the existence or determining the extent of an obligation or liability. See also estate and fee simple.
Condition of body and mind
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  1. Condition of body and mind
  2. (Metallurgy) Loose sand or ore used to line the hearth of a reverberatory furnace in preparation for pouring molten metal.
  3. Proper or sound condition.
The state or condition of being fit; suitability or appropriateness.
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  1. The state or condition of being fit; suitability or appropriateness.
  2. The condition of being fit; suitability, appropriateness, healthiness, etc.
  3. (Biology) The extent to which an organism is able to produce offspring in a particular environment.
Fitness, as of an athlete or animal, with regard to health or training:
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  1. Fitness, as of an athlete or animal, with regard to health or training:
  2. A fixed order of words or procedures, as for use in a ceremony:
  3. Method of arrangement or manner of coordinating elements in verbal or musical composition:
A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
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  1. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
  2. The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
  3. A group of persons living under a religious rule:
Correct position in the water: a ship is in trim if stable and floating on an even keel, out of trim if not
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  1. Correct position in the water: a ship is in trim if stable and floating on an even keel, out of trim if not
  2. State of order, arrangement, or appearance; condition:
  3. Order; arrangement; condition
To take a definite or specific form or shape
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  1. To take a definite or specific form or shape
  2. To become formed or shaped:
  3. To produce (a tense, for example) by inflection:
A systematic description of an object or phenomenon that shares important characteristics with the object or phenomenon. Scientific models can be material, visual, mathematical, or computational and are often used in the construction of scientific theories.
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  1. A systematic description of an object or phenomenon that shares important characteristics with the object or phenomenon. Scientific models can be material, visual, mathematical, or computational and are often used in the construction of scientific theories.
  2. To plan, form, or design after a model
  3. To shape or form in or as in clay, wax, etc.
Any of various fungi that often form a fuzzy growth (called a mycelium ) on the surface of organic matter. Some molds cause food to spoil, but others are beneficial, such as those used to make certain cheeses and those from which antibiotics like penicillin are developed. The molds do not form a distinct phylogenetic grouping but belong to various phyla including the ascomycetes and the zygomycetes.
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  1. Any of various fungi that often form a fuzzy growth (called a mycelium ) on the surface of organic matter. Some molds cause food to spoil, but others are beneficial, such as those used to make certain cheeses and those from which antibiotics like penicillin are developed. The molds do not form a distinct phylogenetic grouping but belong to various phyla including the ascomycetes and the zygomycetes.
  2. To form (something) out of a fluid or plastic material:
  3. To form into a particular shape; give shape to:
To translate (a computer program, instruction, etc. in assembly language) into machine language
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  1. To translate (a computer program, instruction, etc. in assembly language) into machine language
  2. To bring or call together into a group or whole:
  3. To fit or put together the parts of (a machine, etc.)
To cause to be or grow; create or develop
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  1. To cause to be or grow; create or develop
  2. To develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create:
  3. To make a basis for; establish
To build, form, or devise by fitting parts or elements together systematically
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  1. To build, form, or devise by fitting parts or elements together systematically
  2. (Geom.) To draw (a figure) so as to meet the specified requirements
  3. To create (an argument or a sentence, for example) by systematically arranging ideas or terms.
To construct by combining or assembling diverse, typically standardized parts:
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  1. To construct by combining or assembling diverse, typically standardized parts:
  2. To concoct in order to deceive:
  3. To make; create.
(Obs.) To think up; contrive
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  1. (Obs.) To think up; contrive
  2. To fit; accommodate (to)
  3. To give shape or form to; make:
To give form or shape to, especially by means of careful effort:
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  1. To give form or shape to, especially by means of careful effort:
  2. (Often as forge ahead) To move forward heavily and slowly (originally as a ship); to advance gradually but steadily; to proceed towards a goal in the face of resistance or difficulty.
  3. To make a forgery or counterfeit.
To adapt for a particular use; adjust; fit
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  1. To adapt for a particular use; adjust; fit
  2. To prearrange (a contest) so as to ensure a desired fraudulent outcome; fix:
  3. To make up evidence or contrive events so as to incriminate (a person) falsely.
To rise or accumulate:
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  1. To rise or accumulate:
  2. To achieve, produce, or attain:
  3. To draw up and execute in a suitable form:
To produce (art, literature, etc.) in a way regarded as mechanical and uninspired
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  1. To produce (art, literature, etc.) in a way regarded as mechanical and uninspired
  2. To create, produce, or turn out in a mechanical manner:
  3. To make up (excuses, evidence, etc.); invent; fabricate; concoct
To form into a particular shape; give shape to:
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  1. To form into a particular shape; give shape to:
  2. Any of various fungi that often form a fuzzy growth (called a mycelium ) on the surface of organic matter. Some molds cause food to spoil, but others are beneficial, such as those used to make certain cheeses and those from which antibiotics like penicillin are developed. The molds do not form a distinct phylogenetic grouping but belong to various phyla including the ascomycetes and the zygomycetes.
  3. To make a mold of or from in order to make a casting
To get (a play, film, TV program, etc.) ready for presentation to the public
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  1. To get (a play, film, TV program, etc.) ready for presentation to the public
  2. To make or yield products or a product:
  3. To make or manufacture
To establish a basis for; found or ground:
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  1. To establish a basis for; found or ground:
  2. To develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create:
  3. To form by combining materials or parts; construct.
To create or produce (a literary or musical piece).
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  1. To create or produce (a literary or musical piece).
  2. (Printing) To arrange or set (type or matter to be printed).
  3. To put together; put in proper order or form
(Comput.) To arrange or design the configuration of
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  1. (Comput.) To arrange or design the configuration of
  2. To construct or arrange in a certain way
  3. To design, arrange, set up, or shape with a view to specific applications or uses:
(Gram.) To build (words) from bases, affixes, etc.
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  1. (Gram.) To build (words) from bases, affixes, etc.
  2. To become formed or shaped:
  3. To produce (a tense, for example) by inflection:
To make, do, shape, or plan in imitation of a model or pattern
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  1. To make, do, shape, or plan in imitation of a model or pattern
  2. To supply with a pattern or design; mark or decorate with a pattern
  3. To make, mold, or design by following a pattern:
To put together systematically; construct; organize
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  1. To put together systematically; construct; organize
  2. To give form or arrangement to:
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