the shape and size of a book as determined by the number of times the original sheet has been folded to form the leaves.
Compare duodecimo, folio (def 2), octavo, quarto.
the general physical appearance of a book, magazine, or newspaper, such as the typeface, binding, quality of paper, margins, etc.
the organization, plan, style, or type of something:
The format of the show allowed for topical and controversial gags.
Computers. the arrangement of data for computer input or output, such as the number and size of fields in a record or the spacing and punctuation of information in a report.
verb (used with object), formatted, formatting.
to plan or provide a format for:
to format the annual telethon.
to set the format of (input or output):
Some word-processing programs format output in a variety of ways.
to prepare (a disk) for writing and reading.
verb (used without object), formatted, formatting.
to devise a format.
the general appearance of a publication, including type style, paper, binding, etc
an approximate indication of the size of a publication as determined by the number of times the original sheet of paper is folded to make a leaf See also duodecimo, quarto
style, plan, or arrangement, as of a television programme
the defined arrangement of data encoded in a file or for example on magnetic disk or CD-ROM, essential for the correct recording and recovery of data on different devices
the arrangement of text on printed output or a display screen, or a coded description of such an arrangement
verb (transitive) -mats, -matting, -matted
to arrange (a book, page, etc) into a specified format
Noun The arrangement of data for storage or display.
To divide a disk into marked sectors so that it may store data.
To determine the arrangement of data for storage or display.
noun, English History. 1. any of the bills passed by Parliament (1832, 1867, 1884) providing for an increase in the number of voters in elections for the House of Commons, especially the bill of 1832 by which many rotten boroughs were disfranchised. noun 1. (Brit, history) any of several bills or acts extending the franchise […]
adjective 1. amended by removal of faults, abuses, etc. 2. improved in conduct, morals, etc. 3. (initial capital letter) noting or pertaining to Protestant churches, especially Calvinist as distinguished from Lutheran. verb (used with or without object) 1. to form again. noun 1. the improvement or amendment of what is wrong, corrupt, unsatisfactory, etc.: social […]
noun 1. a Protestant denomination having a Calvinist theology and originally called the Dutch Reformed Church.
noun 1. a revised orthography intended to simplify the spelling of English words, especially to eliminate unpronounced letters, as by substituting thru for through, tho for though, slo for slow, etc.