Preform meaning

prē'fôrm'
To shape or form beforehand.
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An object that has been subjected to preliminary, usually incomplete shaping or molding before undergoing complete or final processing.
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An object that has undergone preliminary shaping but is not yet in its final form.
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To determine the shape or form of beforehand.
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A reconstructed ancestral word or form.
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To form in advance.
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(archaeology) The rough, incomplete and unused basic form of a stone tool.
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(linguistics) A word that is no longer in use, but has been reconstructed from current ones.
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To shape something before some other operation.
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Common misspelling of perform.
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Origin of preform

  • From pre- +"Ž form.
    From Wiktionary