word form

Definitions

  • 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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Quotations

  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
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    “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.”

Usage

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
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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".
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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
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