Definitions for format

Definitions for (noun) format

Main entry: format

Definition: the general appearance of a publication

Main entry: format, formatting, data format, data formatting

Definition: the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)

Definitions for (verb) format

Main entry: initialise, initialize, format

Definition: divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data

Usage: Please format this disk before entering data!

Main entry: format

Definition: determine the arrangement of (data) for storage and display (in computer science)

Main entry: format, arrange

Definition: set (printed matter) into a specific format

Usage: Format this letter so it can be printed out

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