English - Vietnamese Dictionary
formatted|formatting|formats|formated|formating'fɔrmæt /'fɔːm-Thesaurus Dictionary
+the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
+the general appearance of a publication
+set (printed matter) into a specific format
+determine the arrangement of (data) for storage and display (in computer science)
+divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data
Advanced English Dictionary
1 appearance, look(s), aspect, layout, plan, design, style, form, dimension(s), shape, size:
In its present format, the magazine resembles an academic journal.
2 composition, content(s), make-up, constitution, arrangement, plan, organization, order, set-up:
Her TV programme has the format of a chat show.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 the general arrangement, plan, design, etc. of sth: The format of the new quiz show has proved popular.
2 the shape and size of a book, magazine, etc: They've brought out the magazine in a new format.
3 (computing) the way in which data is stored or held for PROCESSING by a computer: The images are stored in a digital format within the database.
+ verb (-tt-) [VN]
1 to prepare a computer disk so that data can be recorded on it
2 (technical) to arrange text in a particular way on a page or a screen
large, small | standard
VERB + FORMAT
For this year, we have decided to change the format of the conference slightly.
in a/the ~
The book is now available in a slightly smaller format.
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