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Synonyms for form




off form


on form


take form

Synonyms for form

the external outline of a thing

a document used in applying, as for a job


an accepted way of doing something


a conventional social gesture or act without intrinsic purpose

a state of sound readiness

a hollow device for shaping a fluid or plastic substance

to give form to by or as if by pressing and kneading

to create by combining parts or elements

to come gradually to have

to be the constituent parts of

Synonyms for form

the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something

the visual appearance of something or someone

(biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups

an arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse

a particular mode in which something is manifested

a body of students who are taught together

an ability to perform well

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a life-size dummy used to display clothes

a mold for setting concrete

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to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"

develop into a distinctive entity

establish or impress firmly in the mind


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Finally we have estimated the relationship between income inequalities and economic development (taking per capita income as an indicator for economic development), and we found that the DSL functional form is appropriate for Bangladesh, indicating that income inequality will continue to rise with the rise of economic development.
Compared with the more commonly used diagnostic tests for general linear models, such as testing for distribution and homoskedasticity of residuals, formal tests of the assumed functional form of any independent variables against the dependent variable are scarcely reported in the epidemiologic literature.
Testing the estimated model on this holdout sample indicates that the model with the cubic functional form is able to predict housing prices more accurately, as indicated by the lower percentage mean absolute error (PMAE).
Rather than stop the analysis at this point, researchers typically use the same data to try out different functional forms and estimation techniques, and drop weak explanatory variables until plausible or satisfactory results are obtained (or the project is abandoned).
It is therefore tempting to reestimate the aggregator function using a flexible functional form.
Using goodness of fit criteria, the linear functional form provides the best estimate for the market.
Theoretically, the most desirable frontier approaches appear to be those that allow for flexibility with respect to both functional form and the error term.
The use of a mixture distribution, in contrast to the search for a much more complex functional form of a single distribution that can handle the observed bimodality, has several advantages.
Given the fitted functional form for the cost function this is the same for all firms and is significantly greater than one.
An attractive functional form is the generalized Cross-Carreau description for the shear rate dependency in combination with a pressure-dependent Williams-Landel-Ferry type of equation for the zero shear viscosity, as discussed by Hieber, et al.
In the traditional literature on consumer choice, the indirect utility function is approximated by a specific functional form in order to obtain expenditure shares and estimates of the important own- and cross-elasticities.
While remaining a functional form, the blues evolved into a popular form of American entertainment.
Natural frequency feeders, conveyors and shakeouts for foundry applications provided a highly functional form of movement, improving separation and handling of sand and castings.
Parkin, McGuire, and Yale (1987) argued that estimated income elasticities are sensitive both to the functional form of the model and to the method by which national currencies have been converted into some standardized unit of account.
However the RESET test for functional form, which regresses squared residuals on squared fitted values is different in the two cases.
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