a perceptual structure
"the composition presents problems for students of musical form"
"a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them"
the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe
- supreme headquarters allied powers europe
the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')
the visual appearance of something or someone
"the delicate cast of his features"
a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept
"a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life"
alternative names for the body of a human being
"Leonardo studied the human body"
"he has a strong physique"
"the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
- human body - physical body - material body
the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
"geometry is the mathematical science of shape"
any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
"he could barely make out their shapes"
give shape or form to
"shape the dough"
"form the young child's character"
make something, usually for a specific function
"She molded the rice balls carefully"
"Form cylinders from the dough"
"shape a figure"
"Work the metal into a sword"
shape or influence
give direction to
"experience often determines ability"
"mold public opinion"