What is format?

  • (verb): Set (printed matter) into a specific format.
    Example: "Format this letter so it can be printed out"
    Synonyms: arrange
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on formats, format:

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... to release their uncut, unedited episodes of One Piece in multiple formats, releasing earlier season sections alongside boxsets more recent episodes in attempt to meet fan demand ... VIZ's boxset format releases for Naruto and Prince of Tennis also attempt to deliver larger chunks of a series to fans in a quick and efficient manner ... Yu-Gi-Oh in the mid 2000s, releasing a handful of volumes of each title in the format, but in an interview with ANN Alfred Kahn stated that "The market for them just isn't as large as the one for the cut ...

More definitions of "format":

  • (verb): Divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data.
    Example: "Please format this disk before entering data!"
    Synonyms: initialize, initialise
  • (verb): Determine the arrangement of (data) for storage and display (in computer science).
  • (noun): The general appearance of a publication.