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shape meaning

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  • A shape is the form of an object or its external boundary, outline, or external surface, Psychologists have theorized that humans mentally break down images into simple geometric shapes called geons. ^ Marr, D., & Nishihara, H. (1978).
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shape

Meaning of shape for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "shape" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
        • Transitive verbs
      Difficultness: Level 1
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      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 9
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      Definite    ➨     Versatile
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