That by which shape is given or determined; mold; pattern; model.
The particular shape or structure of a word or part of speech; as, participial forms; verbal forms.
The peculiar characteristics of an organism as a type of others; also, the structure of the parts of an animal or plant.
To give form or shape to; to frame; to construct; to make; to fashion.
To give a particular shape to; to shape, mold, or fashion into a certain state or condition; to arrange; to adjust; also, to model by instruction and discipline; to mold by influence, etc.; to train.
To go to make up; to act as constituent of; to be the essential or constitutive elements of; to answer for; to make the shape of; -- said of that out of which anything is formed or constituted, in whole or in part.
To take a form, definite shape, or arrangement; as, the infantry should form in column.
The total appearance or organization of a work of art. The total arrangement of a work including all the elements and principles used. "Form" can also refer to three-dimensional shape.
The totality of the structure a work. The structural elements include such things as color, value, texture, shape as well as design elements such as contrast, harmony, balance and unity. Collectively, they constitute the form of a work. See the Composition and Design Forum.
the compositional structure or structures that shape a dramatic work; or a broad category of drama, which may include within it a number of styles (e.g., puppetry is a form, and glove puppets, marionettes, and shadow puppets are styles)
The colour, shape, texture, size, movement and tone of an object.
The general shape of a surface or low frequency surface characteristics.
The organizing principle behind a piece of music, form, in a general sense, means nothing more than the manner in which the musical events flow through time. Composers like to have a game plan, so throughout the history of music, various forms, no more than solutions to the problem of "what should come next," have emerged. Some examples of form are sonata form, rondo, and fugue.
A structure of wood or metal that temporarily provides shape and support to a concrete or masonry building element that is not yet self-supporting.
A term used to designate standardized musical shapes, such as binary form or sonata form.
The physical quality resulting in a body from the arrangement of its quantitative parts.
The figure and structure of a thing, its outline, excluding shape, color and texture. Everything in the universe, of physical and ethereal spheres, regardless of its formative substance possesses form. The nature of the substance which compounds a thing appears to be the cause for the existence or non-existence of shape in the form of a thing.
the volume and shape of a three-dimensional work, perhaps including unfilled areas that are integral to the work as a whole.
The shape of something, most usually found size, shape, height, stem straightness of a tree or plant.
The shape or structure of a city, a building, or a part of a building. Two examples of easily recognizable building forms are the courtyard or skyscraper.
Mold used for the setting an outside shape.
The shape, outline or configuration of any structure.
An element of design, similar to shape which encloses area, but three-dimensional (cube, sphere, pyramid, cylinder and free flowing) and encloses volume.
The setting of all the crystal faces and the structure of a mineral.
Three-dimensional shape (measured by height x width x depth). A sculpture is a real form while a painting creates an illusion of form.
In landscape design terminology, form is the shape of a plant. Upright, oval, columnar, spreading, broad spreading, or weeping are all examples of form.
musical design; incorporating repetition and contrast, unity, and variety
The shapes or the groupings of shapes in an art work.
individual shapes, volumes and their relationships: individual masses or groupings
1.Any style or arrangement which may be repetitive: 2. An arrangement which is the accepted structure.
orderly method of arangement; also: a particular kind of instance of such arrangement the sonnet form in poetry
(1) In general , the final and total appearance of the art object . ( 2 ) The organization and use of the elements of art( line, shape. value. texture. color); includes the principles of organization( unity, rhythm,balance, etc.), the technique and the media. (3) The unification and expressive handling of primary devices into artistic combinations. (4) Designation for certain standard categories of expression; more often referred in this sense to as style; i.e. Renaissance form. (5) Often loosely used to mean shape.
_Shape of a mineral or rock.
1. The arbitrary organization or inventive arrangement of all the visual elements according to the principles that will develop unity in the artwork. 2. The total appearance or organization of the artwork.
An element of art that is three-dimensional and encloses volume (as in a cube, a sphere, a pyramid, or a cylinder). Form may also be free flowing.
the mass or shape of an object or objects which appear unified, such as a vegetative opening in a forest, a cliff formation, or a water tank.
in Montage, a type of internal window typically (but not necessarily) contained within a Montage Desktop window. Some types of forms that Montage uses are Shortcut Properties dialogs, a diagnostic Command Processor, and built-in viewer forms. Most forms are interior windows, but some, like Shortcut Properties, About Montage dialog, and the Diagnostic Message dialog are exterior windows.
element of art that refers to the three-dimensional quality/qualities of an artwork
An artist uses form as a vehicle for rendering a particular type of subject matter. The formal elements of a work of art consist of the groupings and combinations of shapes.
A structure for posting and viewing information. An example is a Send form, such as a purchase requisition.
the structure of a composition (e.g. ABA)
Shape or structure of an object or figure.
An element of design; form is the general shape of a plant or object.
The shape and structure of a work of art, formal elements include color, shape, pattern, and duration. Many artists strive for a relationship between form and content, so that the way something is made fits with what the artist intends the work to be about or how it will be seen.
Form refers to a building's use and its shape, appearance, or configuration.
The shape, configuration, or structure of something as distinguished from its material. In the Platonic tradition, the term Form is used to translate the Greek term eides and is interchangeable with the term Idea. Particular things we experience in the world participate in their eternal Forms, which transcend space and time. By contrast, in the Aristotelian tradition, the forms of things are immanent in the things themselves. From the nominalist point of view, forms have no objective reality independent of our own minds.
the compositional structure or structures that shape a musical work or section of a work; or a particular genre of music (e.g., the symphony)
The essential structure of a text, including the style, organisation, and sequence of its elements. Some forms are used often enough to have conventional names (for example, sonnet, montage sequence, formal debate).
The overall shape of a structure (i.e. most structures are rectangular in form).
Article having shape of the finished product immersed in latex in the dipping process.
1. The physical appearance of a work of art - its materials, style, and composition. 2. Any identifiable shape or mass, as a “geometric form.
The master plan for holding together melody, rhythm, tempo and harmony to make a musical composition - be it symphony, opera, sonata, concerto, duet, trio, quartet, quintet or whatever. The basic elements in music form a repetition, variation and contrast.
Three-dimensional shape and structure of an object
The structure or shape of a musical work, based on repetition, contrast and variation; the organizing principle in music. Binary and ternary are basic forms, while more complex forms include sonata-allegro, rondo, minuet and trio, theme and variations, ritornello, and fugue.
Refers to a composition's internal structure; the repeated and contrasting sections in the design of a composition; common jazz forms include 32-bar standard forms (such as AABA and ABAC), 16-bar tune, and 12-bar blues.
A headless mannequin. Specifically a three-dimensional representation of a part or parts of the human anatomy; the torso, bust, shoulder to waist, hips to ankles, etc. See: Torso Form, Bra Form, Coat Form, Dress Form, Blouse Form. (From Martin M. Pegler)
the outward appearance or structure of language, as opposed to its function, meaning, or social use
a word puzzle whose answer is expressed as a set of letters having a particular shape, like a square or a . One of the four major classes of puzzles appearing in The Enigma. See Forms for a full discussion.
Temporary boarding used to give desired shape to poured concrete.
In the sense of G. Spencer Brown, a mathematical or logical system necessary to systematic thought but having the inevitable consequences of imposing its own deep structures upon the experiences packed and indexed by the form. See Copenhagen Interpretation [Illuminati Papers, 1980
Overall structural organization of music composition (e.g., AB, ABA, call and response, rondo, theme and variations, sonata allegro) and the interrelationships of music events within the overall structure; the structural organization and drama (e.g., plot, sequence, logical, realistic use of time and character)
The design of music, incorporating repetition, contrast, unity, and variety.
An object that is three-dimensional, real or implied, having height, width, and depth. Cubes, spheres, pyramids, and cylinders are examples.
The external appearance or structure of a literary work. An example of a literary work in short story form is Nathanial Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown"; ballads, sonnets, sestinas and haikus are examples of poetic forms.
the overall structural organization of a musical composition (e.g., AB, ABA, call/response, fugue, rondo, theme and variations, sonata allegro, etc.) and the interrelationships of music events within the overall structure.
a particular field or genre within the visual arts (e.g., painting, printmaking); or the compositional structure of an art work, determined by the organisation of and relationships between the visual arts elements within the work; or the physical shape and dimension of an object within an art work
The shape of a composition. The shape of the musician playing the composition. The people of paper to be filled out in triplicate in order to get enough money from the Arts Council to play the composition.
Consists of musical phrases.
The outline a plant creates as well as the 3-D features it produces, columnar, round, vase, weeping, oval, etc. Form should be considered early in the design process.
The overall structure or shape of a work, which frequently follows an established design. Forms may refer to a literary type (narrative form, short story form) or to patterns of meter, lines, and rhymes (stanza form, verse form). See also fixed form, open form.
A form is used to shape cast stone. It can be constructed from wood, plaster, rubber, fiberglass, and other materials.
The structure of a musical composition.
The first category when dividing the arts. Some forms are artwork, literature, music, drama, et cetera.
the way music is constructed.
A term that expresses the basic fact that music, like all art, is not a chaotic conglomeration of sounds but consists of elements arranged in orderly fashion according to numerous obvious principles as well as a still greater number of subtle and hidden relationships;
the structure of a poem, the way the words, lines, and stanzas are arranged on the page.
The structure of a piece of music. In music, the arrangement of repetition and/or contrast.
An element of art and design that pertains to an actual or implied 3-D shape of an object or image. In a broader sense, form refers to the total physical characteristics of an object, event or situation.
The general structure, mass and volume of an object.
The overall structural organization of a dance composition (e.g. AB, ABA, Call and Response, etc).
The way a piece of music is structured (e.g., AB, ABA, rondo, canon, call and response, theme and variations, march and trio).
Structure or position of the petals that determines a flower's overall shape.
the layout (structure and urban grain), density, scale (height and massing), appearance (materials and details) and landscape development.
A three-dimensional volume or the illusion of three dimensions (related to shape, which is two-dimensional); the particular characteristics of the visual elements of a work of art (as distinguished from its subject matter or content).
The overall structure or shape of a work that frequently follows an established design. Forms may refer to a literary type (e.g., narrative form, short story form, dramatic form) or to patterns of meter, line, and rhymes (e.g., stanza form, verse form).
A pattern or mold used to give shape to something else.
The organization and structure of a composition and the interrelationships of musical events within the overall structure.
Consists of the combination of all the characteristics that establish an artwork's identity. It includes not only includes shape, but can include size, texture, colour, tone, and even movement and emotion associated with that object.
A form has 3 dimensions (height, width and depth). A triangle easily becomes a cone by rounding the bottom or it can become a pyramid by adding an additional side. A square and a rectangle becomes a box by adding an additional side however, a rectangle can also become a cylinder by rounding out both ends. A circle can become a sphere by shading it to make it look 3-dimensional.
The structural components of a poem e.g. stanza pattern, metre, syllable count etc - as opposed to the content. T.S.Eliot said that: " In the perfect poet they (form and content) fit and are the same thing".
metaphorically, the "container" or "mold" of a work of art, as opposed to its material or contents; hence any of the structural patterns or organizing principles that underlie and shape a work. Forms can be traditional and very rigid and specific--e.g., the sonnet in poetry, the sonata in classical music--or vague and flexible, as in most modern works.
(growth) structure of music (i.e. Call and response, AB, ABA, rondo, theme and variations, sonata allegro)
the shape of a thing or its structure, usually distinct from its materials (vase in ATA fig. 5-24)
A paper or electronic document containing fields of specific kinds of information, such as an invoice or employment application. A form is "structured" if it contains expected information in a known layout and structure. A form is "semi-structured" if it contains expected information but the specific layout and structure are not known ahead of time. See Structured and Semi-Structured. to the top
The pattern or construction of a work which identifies its genre and distinguishes it from other genres. Examples of forms include the different genres, such as the lyric form or the short story form, and various patterns for Poetry, such as the Verse form or the stanza form.