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formative providing or capable of providing form or shape. [2 definitions]
form class a class of words or word elements that share certain grammatical features and therefore function similarly in a language, such as the class of words called adjectives.
former1 occurring in or pertaining to the past; previous. [4 definitions]
former2 one that forms.
formerly in the past; in a preceding time.
formfitting of clothing, designed to follow the body's contours; close-fitting.
formic of or pertaining to ants. [2 definitions]
Formica trademark for a heat-resistant and chemical-resistant covering of thermosetting plastic, esp. used on tables and counter tops.
formic acid a colorless, caustic organic acid, naturally emitted by ants, nettles, spiders, and the like as a stinging defense, and synthetically produced for use in a variety of industrial processes.
formidable exceptionally difficult; daunting. [3 definitions]
formless without distinct shape, form, or order.
form letter a business letter, solicitation, or the like, composed so that it may be sent to any number of people with only minor changes such as the salutation and date.
Formosa see Taiwan.
formula a rule or procedure expressed in a standard way in words or symbols. [6 definitions]
formularize to express in a systematic or formulaic manner; reduce to a formula.
formulary a collection of prescribed forms, as in a prayer book. [3 definitions]
formulate to state in precise or systematic terms. [3 definitions]
formulation the process or result of clear, methodical development or articulation.
formulize to reduce to a formula; express in a formula; formulate.
fornicate to have sexual relations out of marriage.
fornication voluntary sexual relations between a man and woman not married to each other.