shape

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Definizione monolingua shape


shape


Verb

shape (third-person singular simple present shapes, present participle shaping, simple past shaped or (archaic) shope, past participle shaped or shapen)


  1. (transitive) To give something a shape and definition.
    • Shape the dough into a pretzel.
    • For my art project, I plan to shape my clay lump into a bowl.
    • 1932, The American Scholar, page 227, United Chapters of Phi Beta Kappa
      The professor never pretended to the academic prerogative of forcing his students into his own channels of reasoning; he entered into and helped shape the discussion but above all he made his men learn to think for themselves and rely upon their own intellectual judgments.
  2. To manouevre something into a certain shape.
    • 2010 December 29, Mark Vesty, “Wigan 2 - 2 Arsenal”, BBC:
      Bendtners goal-bound shot was well saved by goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi but fell to Arsahvin on the edge of the area and the Russian swivelled, shaped his body and angled a sumptuous volley into the corner.
  3. (of a country, person, etc) To give influence to.
Noun

shape (plural shapes)


  1. The status or condition of something
    The used bookshop wouldnt offer much due to the poor shape of the book.
  2. Condition of personal health, especially muscular health.
    The vet checked to see what kind of shape the animal was in.
    We exercise to keep in good physical shape.
  3. The appearance of something, especially its outline.
    He cut a square shape out of the cake.
  4. A figure with unspecified appearance; especially a geometric figure.
    What shape shall we use for the cookies? Stars, circles, or diamonds?
  5. Form; formation.
    • 2006, Berdj Kenadjian, Martin Zakarian, From Darkness to Light:
      What if Gods plans and actions do mold the shape of human events?


Definizione italiano>inglese shape

forma
  condition of personal health, especially muscular health
  figure
  appearance or outline
  An object created using drawing tools or commands.
sagoma
  appearance or outline
configurazione
  L'aspetto esteriore o la forma di qualcosa.
  External aspect or form of something.
conformation
  L'aspetto esteriore o la forma di qualcosa.
  External aspect or form of something.
modellare
  to give something a shape
adattare
condizione
configurare
corpo
fabbricare
figura
foggia
foggiare
formare
formazione
modello
plasmare
stampo
struttura

Altri significati:


Traduzione 'veloce'


forma |sagoma |configurazione |conformation |modellare |adattare |condizione |configurare |corpo |fabbricare |figura |foggia |foggiare |formare |formazione |modello |plasmare |stampo |struttura |


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