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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The fabrication of something in a particular form; Any process serving to define the form of something adj. - Forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning.

Usage examples (37)
  • The more freedom in shaping is given to users (e.g. open source technology), the more knowledge is required to contribute.
  • Her face seemed to recede in the darkness and rain, the disbelief and injury in her expression shaping and reshaping itself in the overhead light.
  • So this is part of a process which they call shaping the battlefield.
  • Did that experience play a role in shaping this novel? for more
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