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Format
See also: Format, formát, and formât

English

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Etymology

Via French format and German Format, from New Latin liber f?rm?tus ("book fashioned"), from f?rm? ("I shape, fashion").

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /'f?:(?).mæt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /'f?:?.mæt/
  • (file)

Noun

format (plural formats)

  1. The layout of a publication or document.
    • G. H. Putnam
      The older manuscripts had been written in a much larger format than that found convenient for university work.
  2. (hence) The form of presentation of something.
  3. (radio) The type of programming that a radio station broadcasts; such as a certain genre of music, news, sports, talk, etc.
    The radio station changed the format of its evening program.
  4. (computing) A file type.

Translations

Verb

format (third-person singular simple present formats, present participle formatting, simple past and past participle formatted)

  1. To create or the layout of a document.
  2. Change a document so it will fit onto a different type of page.
  3. (computing) To prepare a mass storage medium for initial use, erasing any existing data in the process.
    I lost weeks of work when I inadvertently formatted my hard drive.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Translations


Catalan

Etymology

From formar.

Pronunciation

Noun

format m (plural formats)

  1. format

Related terms

Verb

format m (feminine formada, masculine plural formats, feminine plural formades)

  1. past participle of formar

Further reading


Crimean Tatar

Etymology

From German Format, from Latin f?rm?tus ("formed").

Noun

format

  1. format.

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajins?ko-kryms?kotatars?kyj slovnyk [Ukrainian - Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, ->ISBN

French

Etymology

From German Format, from Latin f?rm?tus ("formed").

Pronunciation

Noun

format m (plural formats)

  1. format

Related terms

Further reading


Latin

Verb

f?rmat

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of f?rm?

Norman

Etymology

From Latin f?rm?tus ("formed").

Noun

format m (plural formats)

  1. (Jersey) format

Derived terms


Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Latin formatus

Noun

format n (definite singular formatet, indefinite plural format or formater, definite plural formata or formatene)

  1. a format

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Latin formatus

Noun

format n (definite singular formatet, indefinite plural format, definite plural formata)

  1. a format

References


Old Irish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *u?or-man-to-, from Proto-Indo-European *upér ("over") + *men- ("to think").

Pronunciation

Noun

format n

  1. verbal noun of for·muinethar
  2. envy, jealousy
    • 8th century, St. Patrick's Breastplate
      Cech duine nos·géba cech dia co n-innithem léir i nDia, ní thairisfet demna fria gnúis, bid dítin dó ar cech neim ? ?ormat, bid cóemna dó fri dianbas, bid lúrech dia anmain iarna étsecht.
      When anyone shall repeat it every day with diligent intentness on God, devils shall not dare to face him, it shall be a protection to him against every poison and envy, it shall be a defence to him against sudden death, it shall be a corslet to his soul after his death.
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499-712, Wb. 12c29
      Ní ar formut frib-si as·biur-sa inso.
      It is not because of envy towards you that I say this.

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Irish: formad

Mutation

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
format ?ormat format
pronounced with /v(?)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Romanian

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From French format.

Noun

format n (plural formate)

  1. format
  2. template
Declension

Etymology 2

Form of the verb forma.

Participle

format

  1. past participle of forma

Swedish

Pronunciation

Adjective

format

  1. absolute indefinite neuter form of formad.

Noun

format n

  1. format

Declension

Declension of format 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative format formatet format formaten
Genitive formats formatets formats formatens

Related terms

Verb

format

  1. supine of forma.

Anagrams


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