What is take shape?

  • (verb): Develop into a distinctive entity.
    Example: "Our plans began to take shape"
    Synonyms: form, take form, spring

Some articles on shape, shapes:

Aerobie - History
... He tried streamlining the shape to reduce drag, but this resulted in a disc that was more unstable in flight ... Eventually, he turned his attention to the ring shape ... After testing several models, the ideal shape was found, and the Aerobie was produced ...
Carton - Shape
... Tetrahedrons and other shapes are available ... Cartons with a hexagonal or octagonal cross sections are sometimes used for specialty items ...
Shape - Similarity Classes
... All similar triangles have the same shape ... These shapes can be classified using complex numbers in a method advanced by J.A ... Lester and Artzy call the ratio S(u,v,w) = (u −w)/(u − v) the shape of triangle (u, v, w) ...
Northern Muriqui - Identification
... features, such as fur color and patterning, ear shape, and face shape and pigmentation ... can usually be determined within a week or so of birth, based on the shape and positioning of their genitalia ...
Water Retention Curve - Shape Parameters
... The shape of water retention curves can be characterized by several models, one of them known as the van Genuchten model where is the water retention curve is ... on this parametrization a prediction model for the shape of the unsaturated hydraulic conductivity - saturation - pressure relationship was developed ...

Famous quotes containing the word shape:

    After that it came to my door. Now it lives here.
    And of course: it is a soft sound, soft as a seal’s ear,
    that was caught between a shape and a shape and then returned to me.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    The shape of a rat?
    It’s bigger than that.
    It’s less than a leg
    And more than a nose,
    Just under the water
    It usually goes.
    Theodore Roethke (1908–1963)