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Oxford dictionary definition of the word form:
1the visible shape or configuration of something:
the form, colour, and texture of the tree
the flowers of this shrub are remarkable both in form and colour
the body or shape of a person or animal:
his eyes scanned her slender form
[mass noun] style, design, and arrangement in an artistic work as distinct from its content:
these videos are a triumph of form over content
2a particular way in which a thing exists or appears:
essays in book form
energy in the form of light
any of the ways in which a word may be spelled, pronounced, or inflected:
an adjectival form
Philosophy the essential nature of a species or thing, especially (in Plato’s thought) regarded as an abstract ideal which real things imitate or participate in.
3a type or variety of something:
sponsorship is a form of advertising
an artistic or literary genre:
a form is as good as the writer who chooses it
Botany a taxonomic category that ranks below variety, which contains organisms differing from the typical kind in some trivial, frequently impermanent, character, e.g. a colour variant. Also called forma.
4 [mass noun] the customary or correct method or procedure:
an excessive concern for legal form and precedent
[count noun] a ritual or convention:
the outward forms of religion
[count noun] a set order of words; a formula:
a form of words
5a printed document with blank spaces for information to be inserted:
an application form
6chiefly British a class or year in a school, usually given a specifying number:
the fifth form
7 [mass noun] the state of a sports player or team with regard to their current standard of play:
they are one of the best teams around on current form
details of previous performances by a racehorse or greyhound:
an interested bystander studying the form
a person’s mood and state of health:
she seemed to be on good form
British informal a criminal record:
they both had form
8British a long bench without a back.
9 Printing, chiefly USvariant spelling of forme.
10British a hare’s lair.
11another term for shuttering.