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Definition of "well-formed" []

  • (of a formula, expression, etc) constructed in accordance with the syntactic rules of a particular system; grammatically correct (adjective)
  • Correctly written; syntactically correct; expressed in a way that obeys rules for constructing formulas in a certain language. (adjective)

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Use "well-formed" in a sentence
  • "I've seen it done well, I've seen it done poorly and I've done it myself, so I certainly have some well-formed views on the topic."
  • "In any event, the Palin bit captures the second corollary of this; namely, that it is not enough to ask people what they want but to watch what they do, see how they think, and above all, come at them with a well-formed model that can be iterated, derived from (relative to said jobs/outcomes/constraints)."
  • "Idea: implement a Slasher regex against the Tweetstream then track/thank well-formed slashers from @IAmTheSlasher."