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Word Example of - format

    Example Sentences for format

    For all his rare books and prints, if he liked a thing he was very tolerant of its format.

    Some adaptations from the original text were made to format it into an e-text.

    The format of the text under those conditions may also be referred to as the "etext" format.

    It was changed to plain text to match the format of the rest of the text.

    He is marvellously and terribly particular and fussy about the format of the books issued by his firm.

    Format technique is just a fraction of producing an appealing play.

    Page 96, M. Bateson was small-capped to match the rest of the format of the Bibliography.

    A page reference was added to the moved footnote to match the format of other endnotes.

    The format is pleasant, the book-marker voluptuous, the binding Arty-and-Crafty.

    Change in format for Article headings beginning P. 629 retained as in the original.

Word Origin & History of - format

    Word Origin & History

    format 1840, via Fr. & Ger. from Mod.L. liber formatus "a book formed" (in such and such a way), referring to shape, size; from pp. of formare "to form." The verb, used chiefly of computers, is first attested 1964. Related: Formatted; formatting.

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