Some articles on formed:
... during the Jurassic), two large masses, Gondwana and Laurasia, were formed ... The re-formed Gondwanan continent was not precisely the same as that which existed before Pangaea formed for example, most of Florida and southern Georgia and Alabama are underlain ...
... remnants of two large stratovolcanoes (Lyttelton formed first, then Akaroa) ... These formed through intraplate volcanism through continental crust between approximately eleven and eight million years ago (Miocene) ... The peninsula formed as offshore islands, with the volcanoes reaching to about 1,500 m above sea level ...
... Belle Ewart was formed in 1854 ... Henry's Corners, now Thornton, was formed in 1833 ... Perry's Corners, now Cookstown, was formed around 1859 ...
... Japanese also contains a large number of mimetic words formed by reduplication of a syllable ... By one count, approximately 43% of Japanese mimetic words are formed by full reduplication, and many others are formed by partial reduplication, as in がささ〜 ga-sa-sa ...
... Formed on December 21, 1816, Pike County was the first county formed after Indiana became a state ... It was formed from Gibson and Perry counties, and was named for Zebulon Pike, famous for his Pike Expedition of 1806 - 1807, exploring the southwest portion of the ...
More definitions of "formed":
- (adj): Clearly defined.
Example: "I have no formed opinion about the chances of success"
Synonyms: defined, settled
- (adj): Fully developed as by discipline or training.
Example: "A fully formed literary style"
- (adj): Having or given a form or shape.
- (adj): Having taken on a definite arrangement.
Example: "Cheerleaders were formed into letters"; "we saw troops formed into columns"
Famous quotes containing the word formed:
“People of our time are so formed for agitation and ostentation that goodness, moderation, equability, constancy, and such quiet and obscure qualities are no longer felt.”
—Michel de Montaigne (15331592)
“Poor vaunt of life indeed,
Were man but formed to feed
On joy, to solely seek and find and feast:”
—Robert Browning (18121889)
“The shifting islands! who would not be willing that his house should be undermined by such a foe! The inhabitant of an island can tell what currents formed the land which he cultivates; and his earth is still being created or destroyed. There before his door, perchance, still empties the stream which brought down the material of his farm ages before, and is still bringing it down or washing it away,the graceful, gentle robber!”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)