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shape

(shāp) [AS. sceapan]
1. To mold to a particular form.
2. Outward form; contour.
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[12] Various altered placental shapes like heart shaped, spindle-shaped, ring-shaped and pear-shaped placentae were reported without any clinical significance.
SHAPED, LLC is a small tech group dedicated to developing cool, useful and results driven software for the common user.
The team first used photolithography to make a two-dimensional array of specifically shaped, miniature wells in a silicon wafer.
To begin the evaluation of the effect of configuration on the compressive response of an elastomer, several different shaped samples were molded with Dyneon FE-5620 fluoroelastomer and post-cured, and then checked for their stress-strain response.
Jude's holds many artifacts, some of which can no longer be found in the Arctic like the hymn boards made in the shape of snow shovels, the sled shaped communion rails and pulpit with lectern, all reminders of a bygone era when missionaries traveled by sled dog teams.
Kelly's best shaped paintings are prodigiously illusionistic.
The effect of indentor shape represents the impact of differently shaped objects contacting a product, for example similar to the difference of impact of a sharp stone versus a round stone compressed into a shoe sole or dropped onto a conveyor belt.