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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Form or shape beforehand or determine the shape of beforehand; Form into a shape resembling the final, desired one.

Usage examples (36)
  • - I am grateful these give me the opportunity to 'preform'.
  • I've tried out and that's harder to do than just "preform" u know?
  • Ordinary optical fibers are made from a "preform," a large cylinder of a single material that is heated up, drawn out, and then cooled.
  • Does anyone really think Hancock will preform that well? for more
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