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  Definition of Format
  1. the general appearance of a publication
  2. the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
  3. divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data; "Please format this disk before entering data!"
  4. determine the arrangement of (data) for storage and display (in computer science)
  5. set (printed matter) into a specific format; "Format this letter so it can be printed out"
Similar Words: formatting, data format, data formatting, initialize, initialise, arrange

 

Hyponyms: high-level formatting, low-level formatting, initialization, initialisation, indent, rubricate

 

Part Meronyms: publication

 

Derivational Morphology: arrange, initialize, initialise, low-level formatting, initialization, initialisation, formatting, data format, data formatting

 

 
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