Associations to the word «Format»

Wiktionary

FORMAT, noun. The layout of a publication or document.
FORMAT, noun. (hence) The form of presentation of something.
FORMAT, noun. (radio) The type of programming that a radio station broadcasts; such as a certain genre of music, news, sports, talk, etc.
FORMAT, noun. (computing) A file type.
FORMAT, verb. To create or edit the layout of a document.
FORMAT, verb. Change a document so it will fit onto a different type of page.
FORMAT, verb. (computing) To prepare a mass storage medium for initial use, erasing any existing data in the process.

Dictionary definition

FORMAT, noun. The organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing).
FORMAT, noun. The general appearance of a publication.
FORMAT, verb. Set (printed matter) into a specific format; "Format this letter so it can be printed out".
FORMAT, verb. Determine the arrangement of (data) for storage and display (in computer science).
FORMAT, verb. Divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data; "Please format this disk before entering data!".

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