Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORMATS

Alphanumerical paragraph labels and their formats were inconsistent in the original.

The formats are not those of classes in the theory or history of art, or of similar art oriented subjects.

The above rights may be exercised in all media and formats whether now known or hereafter devised.

Several wide tables have been optimised for wide (browser) windows and may not look optimal in narrow windows or other formats.

Separate sporting pages were established in the formats of many newspapers.

WORD ORIGIN

1840, via French format (18c.), ultimately from Modern Latin liber formatus "a book formed" (in such and such a way), referring to shape, size; from past participle of formare "to form" (see form (v.)).

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.