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:

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 ... Based on this parametrization a prediction model for the shape of the unsaturated hydraulic conductivity - saturation - pressure relationship was developed ...
Northern Muriqui - Identification
... by their natural markings and facial features, such as fur color and patterning, ear shape, and face shape and pigmentation ... be determined within a week or so of birth, based on the shape and positioning of their genitalia ...
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 ... Artzy call the ratio S(u,v,w) = (u −w)/(u − v) the shape of triangle (u, v, w) ...
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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word shape:

    Caught by the spectacle my mind turned round
    As with the might of waters; an apt type
    This label seemed of the utmost we can know,
    Both of ourselves and of the universe;
    And, on the shape of that unmoving man,
    His steadfast face and sightless eyes, I gazed,
    As if admonished from another world.
    William Wordsworth (1770–1850)

    The structure was designed by an old sea captain who believed that the world would end in a flood. He built a home in the traditional shape of the Ark, inverted, with the roof forming the hull of the proposed vessel. The builder expected that the deluge would cause the house to topple and then reverse itself, floating away on its roof until it should land on some new Ararat.
    —For the State of New Jersey, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)