word form


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n word form the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something "the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"
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  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    “Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “His thoughts were slow. His words were few and never formed to glisten. But he was a joy to all his friends, you should have heard him LISTEN!”
  • Wes ''Scoop'' Nisker
    Wes ''Scoop'' Nisker
    “Poetry is the special medium of spiritual crazy wisdom, the form of expression that comes closest to creating a bridge between words and what is wordless.”


In literature:

She tried to gain sufficient courage to speak to her mother about the call, but her tongue refused to form the words.
"The value of a praying mother" by Isabel C. Byrum
Some texts read the word in the singular form.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 4" by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
In observing atmospheric changes I endeavour to interweave cloud-forms and sky-tints with words and images.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol IX." by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
It is a form of words which the law asks.
"Letters of Travel (1892-1913)" by Rudyard Kipling
The word-forms are probably far older than those used in the spoken language of the time.
"The Glories of Ireland" by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
In a word, form is the plastic art of the Ideal.
"Delsarte System of Oratory" by Various
The Ten Words were given as the statutes of Jehovah himself the personification of some form of nature's force.
"The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible" by R. Heber Newton
The word lackey he had heard before, and he had formed a distinct opinion about it as not desirable.
"The Soul of a Child" by Edwin Bjorkman
AVE MARIA, an invocation to the Virgin, so called as forming the first two words of the salutation of the angel in Luke i.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
She always had a certain embarrassment in tete-a- tetes with Cecil, and it took form in a flow of words.
"The Three Brides" by Charlotte M. Yonge
As examples of various forms of this word, I may give, ana pibur aidu = give me (some) food: ina aio?
"Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by John MacGillivray
The inconvenience of words is that they are more marked in form than ideas.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
It is no empty form of words when we call her mother, no exaltation of sentimentalism.
"Our Lady Saint Mary" by J. G. H. Barry
Phonetic changes may sometimes be unconsciously encouraged in order to keep intact the psychological spaces between words and word forms.
"Language" by Edward Sapir
For the purpose of forming the voice and words which cannot be perfectly done without them.
"The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher" by Anonymous
The king took up the paper with great eagerness and read the words, which formed no sense, and seemed to be the endings of verses.
"Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories" by Edited by Julian Hawthorne
Yet he was too sorely pained not to give vent to words which in fact if not in form conveyed severe censure.
"Abraham Lincoln, Vol. II" by John T. Morse
The syllable "pur" is a form of the word pure, and gives emphasis to blind.
"The Story of Sigurd the Volsung" by William Morris
He bent again over the helpless form, murmuring words in haste.
"Lady Connie" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Only her lips moved stiffly, as though they formed words she could not utter.
"The Tidal Wave and Other Stories" by Ethel May Dell

In poetry:

"When I attempt to give the fair,
With many a speech in store,
My half-form'd words dissolve in air,
I blush and dare no more.
"The Complaint" by Washington Allston
Forms have changed and words have altered,
But the things remain the same;
Still doth man enslave his brother,--
Always master, save in name.
"Discouragement" by John Lawson Stoddard
So what I read took flesh and blood,
And turned to living creatures:
The words were but the dingy bud
That bloomed, like Adam, from the mud,
To human forms and features.
"Gold Egg: A Dream-Fantasy" by James Russell Lowell
Because he had a twisted form
A man of old was slain;
They flog him in our Age of Light
For his poor twisted brain;
And, 'spite my words, the chances are
They'll do the same again.
"The Age of Reason" by C J Dennis
He then with words more soft express'd.
With kindness thus the nymph address'd;
"Although I have my love confess'd,
Ye may disdain;
Your form doth in my bosom rest,
And gives me pain."
"Art And Nature" by Susannah Hawkins
For to the rest both words and form
Seem lost in lightning and in storm,
While Saul, in wakeful trance,
Sees deep within that dazzling field
His persecuted Lord revealed,
With keen yet pitying glance:
"The Conversion Of St. Paul" by John Keble

In news:

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus formed in 2003 and got their name by voting for random words thrown up on a wall.
"Word of mouth is the best form of advertising".
THE LAST WORDS OF DUTCH SCHULTZ A Fiction in the Form of a Film Script.
Word has reached us that New Orleans-born author Anne Rice, of "Interview with a Vampire" fame has teamed up with a publisher to adapt her writing to comic book form.
Assuming word-of-mouth advertising is the best form of marketing.
Assuming word of mouth advertising is the best form of marketing.
Brought to you by Ski the Northwest Rockies, every week in the Inlander, look for this ad and enter your information and the secret word in the entry form below to win great prizes.
We have always been told "word of mouth" is the best form of gratitude.
The form is limited to 1,000 words.
But he rewrote the petition 's 200-word description of effect and said that its approval might lead to a prohibition of common forms of birth control such as the pill.
Lighted candles are arranged to form the words "Katyn 1940-2010" in Opole, Poland , on April 13, 2010.
Hello World, today I offer you all positive inspiration through the form of words that grace this page.
He raps with his dad but it's not exactly formed words and sentences words that are coming out of his mouth.
Those words form the most recent rhymes of my days as a father.
Possibly associated with the vocabulary word for the fragrant flower derived from rosa or a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element hros meaning "horse".

In science:

Algorithm 3.2 IsHalfTwist Input : w - non empty braid word in its normal form. k - the power of the half-twist.
Identifying Half-Twists Using Randomized Algorithm Methods
Input : w - non empty braid word in its normal form.
Identifying Half-Twists Using Randomized Algorithm Methods
The set of distinct words formed by all possible products involving the p generators gives the defining relation of the fraction.
Minimum aberration designs of resolution III
In other words, the explicit form of propagator Tn is not easily accessible for n ≥ 2.
Conformal Fractal Geometry and Boundary Quantum Gravity
Now, for q1 , we can form a word as follows.
Random Surfaces
The fundamental weights form a Z-basis for P . (9) Let l(w) denote the length of an element in the Weyl group, given by the least length of a word in the sα , α ∈ ∆ defining w .
Unique decomposition of tensor products of irreducible representations of simple algebraic groups
For each partition word w of length 2k with a nonzero volume p(w), this probability takes the form ni,j Uj ∈ [0, 1])!, p(w) = P k\i=1( MXj=0 where ni,j are integers and M = k .
Spectral measure of large random Hankel, Markov and Toeplitz matrices
After finitely steps we obtain a representation of W in the form of a word of length ≤ n.
Simple Bol loops
In other word, all point interactions allowable in quantum mechanics form a family described by the set of four parameters, whose manifold structure is given by U (2) ≃ S 1 × S 3 [10, 11].
Locational Qubit Realization with One-dimensional Contact Interactions
If A and B are two group words, then define AB = BAB−1 . A group word is called reduced if it has no subwords of the form xx−1 where x ∈ A±1 .
Diagrams with Selection and Method for Constructing Boundedly Generated and Boundedly Simple Groups
As in the previous section, we define LH := TB EQ,h/[T EQ,h , T EQ,h ] to be the space of cyclic words in AH which form paths once heights are forgotten.
A Hopf algebra quantizing a necklace Lie algebra canonically associated to a quiver
Definition 2.2. A word W representing an element of LFm is said to be in normal form if the following conditions are satisfied.
Asymptotic Behavior of Random Heaps
Cleary and Taback used these normal forms to compute the word length of w ∈ L2 with respect to the wreath product generators as follows.
Cone types and geodesic languages for lamplighter groups and Thompson's group F
So a word in one of these two forms must belong to the regular language.
Cone types and geodesic languages for lamplighter groups and Thompson's group F
We define I2 to be the linear span of all words of the form wX w′ Y w′′ , where w, w′ , w′′ are words in X, Y .
On the Drinfeld generators of grt_1(k) and Gamma-functions for associators