What is the definition of format?

Definitions for format

  • verb - divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data; "Please format this disk before entering data!"
  • verb - determine the arrangement of (data) for storage and display (in computer science)
  • verb - set (printed matter) into a specific format; "Format this letter so it can be printed out"
  • noun - the general appearance of a publication
  • noun - the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
  • Pronounciation of format

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    Synonyms for format

    formatting data format data formatting initialize initialise arrange

    Antonyms for format

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    Holonyms for format

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    Hypernyms for format

    information info appearance visual aspect set separate change divide dissever split carve up determine split up

    Hyponyms for format

    low-level formatting initialization initialisation high-level formatting indent rubricate

    Meronyms for format

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    Sounds like format

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