Unformed stars
Unformed Un*formed", a. [In sense 1 properly p. p. of un form; in senses 2 and 3 pref. un- not + formed.] [1913 Webster] 1. Decomposed, or resolved into parts; having the form destroyed. [1913 Webster]

2. Not formed; not arranged into regular shape, order, or relations; shapeless; amorphous. [1913 Webster]

3. (Biol.) Unorganized; without definite shape or structure; as, an unformed, or unorganized, ferment. [1913 Webster]

{Unformed stars} (Astron.), stars not grouped into any constellation; informed stars. See {Sporades}. [1913 Webster]


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