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form into a shape resembling the final, desired one
form or shape beforehand or determine the shape of beforehand
An object that has undergone preliminary shaping but is not yet in its final form.
The rough, incomplete and unused basic form of a stone tool.
A word that is no longer in use, but has been reconstructed from current ones.
To shape something before some other operation.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To form beforehand.
Etymology: præ and form.
If you consider the true cause,
Why all these things change, from their ordinance,
Their natures and preformed faculties,
To monstrous quality; why you shall find,
That heav’n made them instruments of fear
Unto some monstrous state. William Shakespeare, Julius Cæsar.
to form beforehand, or for special ends
Etymology: [L. praeformare. See Pre-, and Form.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prē-form′, v.t. (Shak.) to form beforehand: to determine the shape of beforehand.—n. Preformā′tion.—adj. Prefor′mative.
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The numerical value of preform in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of preform in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of preform in a Sentence
I hold before you my hand with each finger standing erect and alone, and as long as they are held thus, not one of the tasks that the hand may preform can be accomplished. I cannot lift. I cannot grasp. I cannot hold. I cannot even make an intelligible sign until my fingers organize and work together. In this we should also learn a lesson.
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