Variant of format
- the shape, size, binding, typeface, paper, and general makeup or arrangement of a book, magazine, etc.
- general arrangement or plan, as of a television program
- a specific arrangement in accordance with which computer data is processed, stored, printed, etc.
- a particular audio or video recording and playback system, as VHS
Origin: German plush Classical Latin formatus, past participle of formare: see form
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