HyperDic: format

English > 5 senses of the word format:
NOUNcommunicationformat, formatting, data format, data formattingthe organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
attributeformatthe general appearance of a publication
VERBcreationformat, arrangeset (printed matter) into a specific format
cognitionformatdetermine the arrangement of (data) for storage and display (in computer science)
changeformat, initialize, initialisedivide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data
format > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rmae.t
Rhymesacrobat ... ziggurat: 63 rhymes with aet...
English > format: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing).
Synonymsformatting, data format, data formatting
Categorycomputer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
Narrowerhigh-level formatting(computer science) the format for the root directory and the file allocation tables and other basic configurations
low-level formatting, initialization, initialisation(computer science) the format of sectors on the surface of a hard disk drive so that the operating system can access them and setting a starting position
Broaderinformation, infoA message received and understood
Spanishformato
Catalanformat
Verbsformatdivide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data
formatdetermine the arrangement of (data) for storage and display (in computer science)
English > format: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe general appearance of a publication.
Part ofpublicationA copy of a printed work offered for distribution
Broaderappearance, visual aspectoutward or visible aspect of a person or thing
Spanishformato
Catalanformat
Verbsformatset (printed matter) into a specific format
English > format: 5 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningSet (printed matter) into a specific format.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Format this letter so it can be printed out"
Synonymarrange
Narrowerindentset in from the margin
rubricateFurnish with rubrics or regulate by rubrics
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishcompaginar
Nounsformatthe general appearance of a publication
formattingthe organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
English > format: 5 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningDetermine the arrangement of (data) for storage and display (in computer science) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdetermine, setFix conclusively or authoritatively
Nounsformat, formattingthe organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
English > format: 5 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningdivide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Please format this disk before entering data!"
Synonymsinitialize, initialise
Broaderdivide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve upseparate into parts or portions
Nounsformat, formattingthe organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)

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