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Definition of "format" []

  • A plan for the organization and arrangement of a specified production. (noun)
  • The material form or layout of a publication. (noun)
  • Computer Science The arrangement of data for storage or display. (noun)
  • Computer Science A method for achieving such an arrangement. (noun)
  • To plan or arrange in a specified form: They formatted the conference so that each speaker had less than 15 minutes to deliver a paper. (verb-transitive)
  • The general appearance of a publication, including type style, paper, binding, etc (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • An approximate indication of the size of a publication as determined by the number of times the original sheet of paper is folded to make a leaf (noun)
  • Style, plan, or arrangement, as of a television programme (noun)
  • The defined arrangement of data encoded in a file or for example on magnetic disk or CD-ROM, essential for the correct recording and recovery of data on different devices (noun)
  • The arrangement of text on printed output or a display screen, or a coded description of such an arrangement (noun)
  • To arrange (a book, page, etc) into a specified format (verb)

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Use "format" in a sentence
  • "SetFormat Integer, % format%; restore original format"
  • "; Add Header for image file format: = "P3" comment: = "#File made in Autohotkey" hight: = scan_y_end - scan_y_start width: = scan_x_end - scan_x_start colors: = "255" file_data = % format% % comment% % width% % hight% % colors% % scan_current_line%"
  • "$format - you assign either the value json or xml to this parameter to specify how the format of the movie results."