Preform Definition

prēfôrm
preformed, preforming, preforms
verb
To form in advance.
Webster's New World
To determine the shape or form of beforehand.
American Heritage

To shape something before some other operation.

Wiktionary

Common misspelling of perform.

Wiktionary
noun
An object that has been subjected to preliminary, usually incomplete shaping or molding before undergoing complete or final processing.
American Heritage
A reconstructed ancestral word or form.
American Heritage
(archaeology) The rough, incomplete and unused basic form of a stone tool.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Preform

Noun

Singular:
preform
Plural:
preforms

Origin of Preform

  • From pre- +"Ž form.

    From Wiktionary

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