Words Relating to Space

Section III.—Form

1°. General Form
  1. From (Substantives), figure, shape, configuration, make, formation, frame, construction, conformation, cut, set, trim, build, make, stamp, cast, mould, fashion, structure.
  2. Feature, lineament, phase, turn, attitude, posture, pose.

    Science of form: Morphology.

    Similarity of form, isomorphism.

    Formation, figuration, efformation, sculpture.

    (Verbs). To form, shape, figure, fashion, carve, cut, chisel, hew, rough - hew, cast, rough - cast, hammer out, block out, trim, lick into shape, knock together, mould, sculpture, stamp.

    (Adjectives). Formed, etc., receiving form, plastic, fictile.

    Giving form, formative, plastic, plasmatic, plasmic.

  3. Absence of form.
  4. Amorphism (Substantives), amorphousness, formlessness, shapelessness, disfigurement, defacement, mutilation, see Deformity 846.

    Vandalism, vandal.

    (Verbs). To destroy form, deform, deface, disfigure, disfeature (see 846), mutilate.

    (Adjectives). Shapeless, amorphous, formless, unhewn, rough, unfashioned, unshapen, misshapen, inchoate.

  5. Regularity of form.
  6. Symmetry (Substantives), shapeliness, uniformity, finish, see Beauty 845, arborescence 256.

    (Adjectives). Symmetrical, regular, shapely, well-set, uniform, finished, etc., arborescent 256.

    Teres atque rotundus.

  7. Irregularity of form.
  8. Distortion (Substantives), twist, kink, wryness, asymmetry, gibbosity, contortion, malformation, see Ugliness 846, teratology.

    (Verbs). To distort, twist, wrest, writhe, wring, contort, kink, buckle.

    (Adjectives). Irregular, unsymmetrical, asymmetrical, distorted, twisted, wry, awry, askew, crooked, on one side, humpbacked, hunch-backed, gibbous, gibbose.

    (Phrase). All manner of ways.

2°. Special Form
  • Angularity (Substantives), angulation, angle, cusp, bend, elbow, knee, knuckle, groin, crinkle, crankle, hook, crook, kink, crotch, crutch, crane, fluke, scythe, sickle, zigzag, anfractuosity, refraction; Fold (see 258), Corner (see 182).

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