definitive form

definitive form

the fully developed, final or ultimate form - in particular that of the host of an adult parasite.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Preliminary proxy statement materials for the 2019 Annual Meeting are under review with the Securities and Exchange Commission ('SEC') and have not yet been filed in definitive form nor been distributed to shareholders.
Their results are in definitive form without any restrictions on the type of differential operators.
Nonetheless, we are making great efforts so that, in the next few hours, we will restore power in a stable, definitive form," he said.
Indeed, for the next 178 years such an undertaking was thought to be not only daunting but also of no great value: the best parts of L'ange had presumably reached a definitive form in La favorite, while much of the remainder was itself repurposed material from earlier Donizetti scores.
In closing this section, Flora Ghezzo highlights some of the paradoxes in the massive semi-autobiographical novel Il porto di Toledo (1975, but written and rewritten over several decades), specifically, the simultaneous presence of the desire to fix the self, and, at the same time, the anxiety of giving a definitive form to it.
Though a truly universal health coverage remains a vision, it has somehow taken more definitive form in the last three years, with at least 80 percent of the population-particularly the marginalized sectors-already covered by our national health insurance system PhilHealth.
In jazz music, the original recording of a particular song is not that song's definitive form. On Bill Evans' albums, for example, you can see that he has played and recorded a single song in 10 different [forms].
These founders belonged to Aboriginal peoples, they were French, English, or came later from all over the world, but they "looked beyond narrow self-interest" and "strove together" to build "an independent country where none would have otherwise existed." And this country took its almost perfect and practically definitive form with Confederation, which endowed Canadians with strong and balanced institutions.
The Syrian opposition, in its various forms, has convened a number of such gatherings and has yet to agree on a final, definitive form to take.
Unlike most proteins, which are typically rigid and occur in one definitive form, the alpha-synuclein protein can fold and change its structure.