form-, -form, forma-, format-

(Latin: shape, structure, figure, outer appearance, composition, to compose; visual appearance; spacial arrangement; to develop or to acquire; to produce)

information (usually singular) (noun)
1. Knowledge derived from study, experience, or instruction.
2. Knowledge of specific events or situations that has been gathered or received by communication; intelligence or news.
3. A collection of facts or data; such as, statistical information.
4. The act of informing or the condition of being informed; the communication of knowledge.
5. Computer Science: processed, stored, or transmitted data.
Information Technology: New Identification Tech
Information: Modern Implications
informative (adjective)
That which serves to provide or to disclose instructive data or statements: "The informative presentation by the speaker made it much easier for the audience to understand what was going on with the economy."
informatively (adverb)
informativeness (s) (noun)
The provision of useful or interesting facts or data: "Many admired and appreciated the thought-provoking informativeness of the reporter's article."
informed (adjective)
informer (s), informers (pl) (nouns)
1. Resembling an insect.
2. Like an insect in shape or form.
1. Shaped like a thin plate or scale; shaped like a lamella.
2. Thin and flat; platelike, scalelike; lamellar.
Formed or shaped like a tongue.
1. Having the character of light, luminous; applied specifically to the "vehicle" of the soul that was imagined by the Neo-Platonists.
2. Sometimes a reference to the spiritual body of the Resurrection.
Shaped like the moon.

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving word units dealing with "form, shape, appearance": eido-; figur-; icono-; ideo-; imag-; morpho-; -oid; typo-.