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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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It is given by the addition of the PES (10/10) and the WES (10/10) as shown in Figure 3: the result of the PES is given by the complete presence of the mesial papilla (2/10), the complete presence of the distal papilla (2/10) and no discrepancy of curvature of facial mucosa (2/10), no discrepancy of level of facial mucosa (2/10), and no discrepancy of root convexity/soft tissue color and texture (2/10); the result of the WES is given by the no discrepancy of tooth form (2/10), no discrepancy of outline/volume (2/10), no discrepancy of color (hue/value) (2/10), no discrepancy of surface texture (2/10), and no discrepancy of translucency (2/10).
There are five basic saw blade characteristics: tooth form, pitch, width, gage and set.
Tapping on a CNC machine without canned cycles for synchronous tapping operations has its own set of complications, but the symptoms of threading problems--oversize tooth forms or mashed threads--remain the same.
One concerns the great difference among tool designs--the varying number of flutes and the tooth form, for example.
(1) The fraction of ultrafine grains could reach up to about 90% on the surface of spline tooth formed by HSCRB.
In the area where a prospective tooth forms, the oral ectoderm thickens; the epithelial Fgf8, Fgf9, and Fgf17 expressions suggest that these FGFs may take part in the initiation of tooth development [65,66].
They analyzed mesh, tooth bearing, contact cycles and backlash, load distribution, and special tooth forms. Alfares et al.
With high performance saw blades, for instance, the accurate reproduction of tooth forms in all three dimensions must be measured over the entire tooth surface areas.
In the just-published paper, "Phase transformations and structural developments in the radular teeth of Cryptochiton stelleri," Kisailus set out to determine how the hard and magnetic outer region of the tooth forms.