[fawr-muh nt] /ˈfɔr mənt/
Music. the range and number of partials present in a tone of a specific instrument, representing its timbre.
Acoustic Phonetics. one of the regions of concentration of energy, prominent on a sound spectrogram, that collectively constitute the frequency spectrum of a speech sound. The relative positioning of the first and second formants, whether periodic or aperiodic, as of the o of hope at approximately 500 and 900 cycles per second, is usually sufficient to distinguish a sound from all others.
(acoustics, phonetics) any of several frequency ranges within which the partials of a sound, esp a vowel sound, are at their strongest, thus imparting to the sound its own special quality, tone colour, or timbre
[fawr-mat] /ˈfɔr mæt/ noun 1. the shape and size of a book as determined by the number of times the original sheet has been folded to the leaves. Compare , (def 2), , . 2. the general physical appearance of a book, magazine, or newspaper, such as the typeface, binding, quality of paper, margins, etc. […]
[fawr-meyt] /ˈfɔr meɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt or ester of . /ˈfɔːmeɪt/ noun 1. any salt or ester of formic acid containing the ion HCOO– or the group HCOO– formate for·mate (fôr’māt’) n. A compound, such as a salt or an ester of formic acid, that contains the HCOO- radical. formate (fôr’māt’) A salt […]
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formatio for·ma·ti·o (fôr-mā’shē-ō) n. pl. for·ma·ti·o·nes (-mā’shē-ō’nēz) A structure of definite shape or cellular arrangement; a formation.