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Form

A prototype of an instrument to be employed in a legal transaction or a judicial proceeding that includes the primary essential matters, the appropriate technical phrases or terms, and any additional material required to render it officially accurate, arranged in suitable and systematic order, and conducive to Adaptation to the circumstances of the particular case.

The expression form of the statute signifies the language or structure of a statute, and, therefore, the restriction or command that it might include, as used in the phrase in criminal Pleading "against the form of statute in that case made and provided."A matter of form, as distinguished from a matter of substance—with respect to pleadings, affidavits, indictments, and other legal instruments—entails the method, style, or form of relating the applicable facts; the selection or arrangement of terms; and other such matters without influencing the essential sufficiency or validity of the instrument, or without reaching the merits.

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Proper inovulation assures that enough nucleation sites are formed to precipitate graphite flakes sized and configured to satisfy the metallurgical requirements of the iron alloy being cast.
They then compared that value with the abundance in a standard neodymium sample believed to have come from a rock formed long after initial chemical differentiation had taken place on Earth.
Corrugator applications for other hose-like products with formed ends are growing.
The machine also features a built-in cooling plate that permits either "shock" cooling or gradual cooling of formed parts.
In Europe in 1997 I saw 1-liter PP twin-sheet containers formed six-up on a 6-sec cycle, something that can't be matched today in blow molding.
Eliminate downstream printing of formed PP lids with the new FC series machine from OMV of Italy (U.S.
Thin PS foam or solid sheet can now be formed to a 5-in.
The process utilizes two sheets of material, which are formed in separate molds while being simultaneously fused or "knitted" together under pressure to make a part with hollow sections.