formate

See also: Formate and formaté

EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

formic +‎ -ate

NounEdit

formate (plural formates)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any salt or ester of formic acid.
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Etymology 2Edit

Back-formation from formation.

VerbEdit

formate (third-person singular simple present formates, present participle formating, simple past and past participle formated)

  1. (aeronautics) To assemble flying aircraft into formation; to fly in formation.
    • 1949, The Aeroplane, Volume 76, page 699,
      Tiger Moths from the Reserve Flying Schools at Rochester and Cambridge competed with each other at formating in the gusty conditions, Rochester just winning.
    • 2002 July, Richard L. Collins, Piper Seneca V: a classic light twin.., in Flying, page 68,
      Formating with Patty Wagstaff' s modified Baron, flown by Dale Snodgrass, was fun on a beautiful morning, though all you learn about an airplane while formating is the power response (very smooth) and the response to control pressures.
    • 2003, Murray Peden, A Thousand Shall Fall: The True Story of a Canadian Bomber Pilot in World War Two, page 74,
      Actually, the leader of the formation was supposed to maintain the eagle-eyed vigil necessary to ensure that his formation kept out of harm's way, because the pilots formating on him had to keep all their attention riveted on his aircraft; but the Air Force recognized that with inexperienced pilots leading formations it was wise to splash extra lookouts around liberally.

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AdverbEdit

formate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of formi

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PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

formate

  1. inflection of formater:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

formate f

  1. feminine plural of formato

ParticipleEdit

formate f pl

  1. feminine plural of formato

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

formate

  1. inflection of formare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

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VerbEdit

fōrmāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of fōrmō

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

formate

  1. inflection of formatar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative