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Synonyms for shape

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for shape

the external outline of a thing

a state of sound readiness

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

to create by forming, combining, or altering materials

to create by combining parts or elements

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Synonyms for shape

a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept

the visual appearance of something or someone


the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases 'in condition' or 'in shape' or 'out of condition' or 'out of shape')

the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe

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For example, polyethylene heat shrink tubing is prepared by the electron beam crosslinking of semi-crystalline polyethylene, while a biaxially stretched polystyrene film retains its deformed shape through the rapid cooling and vitrification of the polystyrene below its glass transition temperature (Tg).
As both box and yew are slow-growing, they only need trimming twice a year once their shape is established, in early summer and early autumn.
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The shape of the placenta was noted visually and variations in the shape the placentae were recognised.
When you consider the shape of the face when you contour and highlight, the result will look more proportional and flattering.
For example, if a triangle is defined as a 'three-angled shape', the expectation would be that the words 'three', 'angled' and 'shape' have been explicitly defined previously so that their meanings are known.
The research design of this study is to review and explore the existing literatures on generating shape rules and derivation processes of shape in interior design that effects on shape's identity by the simplicity and complexity reshaping.
Figure 1 depicts sample shape and the corresponding shape axis.
Shape memory materials get their name from their ability to memorize a shape and revert to it when temperatures change.
According to the recommendation of ISRM (International Society of Rock Mechanics), the surface shape of joint could be described by a waviness and by an unevenness [9,10].
A team led by Indiaborn technologist Sriram Subramanian on Monday unveiled the world's first mobile phone that can change shape on demand.
Regardless of its form, each shape assumes a unique spatial relationship among the negative space it creates.