Re-forming
Re-form Re-form" (r?*f?rm"), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Re-formed} (-f?rmd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Re-forming}.] To give a new form to; to form anew; to take form again, or to take a new form; as, to re-form the line after a charge. [1913 Webster]

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  • re-form — re forms, re forming, re formed also reform V ERG When an organization, group, or shape re forms, or when someone re forms it, it is created again after a period during which it did not exist or existed in a different form. The appearance of… …   English dictionary

  • Re-form — (r?*f?rm ), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Re formed} ( f?rmd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Re forming}.] To give a new form to; to form anew; to take form again, or to take a new form; as, to re form the line after a charge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Re-formed — Re form Re form (r?*f?rm ), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Re formed} ( f?rmd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Re forming}.] To give a new form to; to form anew; to take form again, or to take a new form; as, to re form the line after a charge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • re-form — UK / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms re form : present tense I/you/we/they re form he/she/it re forms present participle re forming past tense re formed past participle re formed if an organization, business, or group re forms, or if …   English dictionary

  • Re-formation — Re for*ma tion (r? f?r*m? sh?n), n. The act of forming anew; a second forming in order; as, the reformation of a column of troops into a hollow square. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • re|for´ma|tive|ness — re|for|ma|tive «rih FR muh tihv», adjective. that reforms; tending toward or inducing reform: »We are advised by the Prison Commissioners that periods of that kind are of very little value for reformative training (Economist). –re|for´ma|tive|ly …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|for´ma|tive|ly — re|for|ma|tive «rih FR muh tihv», adjective. that reforms; tending toward or inducing reform: »We are advised by the Prison Commissioners that periods of that kind are of very little value for reformative training (Economist). –re|for´ma|tive|ly …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|for|ma|tive — «rih FR muh tihv», adjective. that reforms; tending toward or inducing reform: »We are advised by the Prison Commissioners that periods of that kind are of very little value for reformative training (Economist). –re|for´ma|tive|ly, adverb.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Re-creation — Re cre*a tion (r? kr?*?sh?n), n. [See {Re create}.] A forming anew; a new creation or formation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • re|dan — «rih DAN», noun. a fortification with two walls forming an angle that points outward. ╂[< French redan, variant of redent a double notching < Latin re again + dēns, dentis tooth] …   Useful english dictionary

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