(logic) the set of rules that specify the syntax of a formal system; the algorithm that generates the well-formed formulae
[fawr-muh-tiv] /ˈfɔr mə tɪv/ adjective 1. giving form or shape; forming; shaping; fashioning; molding: a formative process in manufacturing. 2. pertaining to formation or development: a child’s most formative years. 3. Biology. 4. Grammar. pertaining to a formative. noun 5. Grammar. a derivational affix, particularly one that determines the part of speech of the derived […]
- Formative assessment
noun 1. ongoing assessment of a pupil’s educational development within a particular subject area Compare summative assessment
noun, Grammar. 1. a morpheme that serves as an affix, not as a base, or root, in word formation. 2. any noninflectional morpheme, whether base or affix.
[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. […]