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Electrical engineering a tool for giving a coil or winding the required shape, sometimes consisting of a frame on which the wire can be wound, the frame then being removed

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Transverse members used to give a required shape to a fabric-covered fuselage or body on which the stringers rest and to support the skin of a monocoque structure. Formers dividing a fuselage into compartments are called bulkheads.
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Pues bien, cuando se hacen esas preguntas y se relacionan con imagenes, lo que se esta realmente pensando es en la apariencia de las cosas, no en su forma, ya que comunmente la "forma" es entendida o relacionada con la figura, el aspecto de las cosas.
lt;<La forma corporeitatis de la sustancia nunca abandona a la materia, y esta en ella misma [en la materia] antes de todo cambio y mutacion>>.
Forma Publishing Group comprises Forma Magazines, Forma Books and Forma Contract and had sales of SEK847m in 2011.
a) forma ceruta pentru valabilitatea actului juridic (forma ad validitatem sau ad solemnitatem);
Partiendo de estas descripciones sobre los procesos de tipo perceptual en la forma, se pasa a la manera ver al mendo y como conocemos el mundo, primando la capacidad del ser humano de "captar lo esencial", siendo de esta manera que Arnheim (2001: 56) se refiere a los mecanismos de la percepcion de la forma, comenzando con la aprehension de rasgos estructurales sobresalientes; el acto perceptivo de la forma es un proceso activo de reconocimiento de sus elementos constituyentes: el color, el movimiento, la textura y el equilibrio, identificandolos como esas apariencias ordenadas e importantes.
Pro forma financial information should be labeled as such to distinguish it from historical financial information.
Financial Executives International (FEI) and the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), both important players in the financial markets, have recently issued guidance to help ensure the appropriate reporting of pro forma earnings.
Regulators and other critics of pro forma reporting, however, are skeptical about managers' claims (Liesman and Weil 2001a, 2001b).
One is that pro forma earnings attempt to enable an apples-to-apples comparison by excluding one-time items, both expense and revenue items.
The message is clear: for pro forma measures to be useful, management must present them clearly as part of the complete disclosure package, and investors must use them in this manner.
While the SEC hasn't issued any edicts about pro forma vs.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California, has reported pro forma revenue of $118.