form-, -form, forma-, format-
(Latin: shape, structure, figure, outer appearance, composition, to compose; visual appearance; spacial arrangement; to develop or to acquire; to produce)
boustrophedon transform (s) (noun), boustrophedon transforms (pl)
A procedure in which connections of sections are mapped in a zig-zag manner: In mathematics, the boustrophedon transform is computed by filling in a triangle in a process which maps one sequence to another.
Resembling an ox in form; ox-shaped.
Shaped or bent like an arm.
Resembling or having the form of a typical canine tooth.
An extinct order of fish-like vertebrates known from the Silurian and Devonian; body flattened, head broad; ten pairs of ventral gill openings present; mouth ventral and lacking jaws.
1. A colorless, volatile, nonflammable, slightly water-soluble, pungent, sweet-tasting liquid, usually derived from acetone, acetaldehyde, or ethyl alcohol by the reaction of chloride of lime.
Used primarily in medicine as a solvent and formerly as an anesthetic.2. A colorless sweet-smelling toxic liquid that rapidly changes to a vapor and causes unconsciousness if inhaled.
It is now known to have damaging effects on the ozone layer; formerly used as, a solvent, a cleaning agent, and an anesthetic.