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  • 1 Former — For mer, a. [A compar. due to OE. formest. See {Foremost}.] 1. Preceding in order of time; antecedent; previous; prior; earlier; hence, ancient; long past. [1913 Webster] For inquire, I pray thee, of the former age. Job. viii. 8. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 2 Former — Form er, n. 1. One who forms; a maker; a creator. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mech.) (a) A shape around which an article is to be shaped, molded, woven wrapped, pasted, or otherwise constructed. (b) A templet, pattern, or gauge by which an article is… …

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  • 3 FORMER — v. a. Donner l être et la forme. Dieu a formé l univers. Dieu a formé l homme à son image, il l a formé du limon de la terre.   Il signifie aussi, en général, Produire, faire, opérer, ou Composer, constituer. Former un son. Former une voix… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 4 FORMER — v. tr. Créer en donnant l’être et la forme. Dieu a formé l’univers. Dieu a formé l’homme à son image, il l’a formé du limon de la terre. Il signifie aussi, en général, Produire, constituer. Former un concert de voix et d’instruments. Les eaux… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 5 former — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from forme first, from Old English forma more at foremost Date: 12th century 1. a. coming before in time b. of, relating to, or occurring in the past < former correspondence > 2. preceding in place or… …

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  • 6 Former — A former is a structural member of an aircraft fuselage, of which a typical fuselage has a series from the nose to the empennage, typically perpendicular to the roll axis of the aircraft. The formers establish the shape of the fuselage. Formers… …

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  • 7 Former professional sports teams in Houston — Former Teams* American Football ** Oilers, 1960 97 (AFL/NFL) Now the Tennessee Titans, the team relocated to Memphis and later to Nashville, Tennessee. ** Texans, 1974 75 (WFL) The team relocated to Shreveport, Louisiana. ** Gamblers, 1984 85… …

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  • 8 Former Shu — (Chinese: 前蜀, Pinyin: Qiánshǔ) was one of the Ten Kingdoms formed during the chaotic period between the rules of the Tang dynasty and the Song dynasty.Founding of the Shu KingdomWang Jian was named military governor of western Sichuan by the Tang …

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  • 9 Former eastern territories of Germany — v · d …

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  • 10 Former secondary schools in the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley — There are many former secondary schools in the various districts of the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley. While their individual histories and roles in society are only minor they have as a whole, like all the more noted former secondary schools,… …

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  • 11 Former Marine Police Headquarters Compound — The Former Marine Police Headquarters Compound as after renovation, viewed from the entrance on Salisbury Road …

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  • 12 Former countries in Europe after 1815 — This article gives an overview of countries (including puppet countries) that existed in Europe after the Congress of Vienna in 1815. For each country, information is given about the period of existence and what has happened to the territory… …

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  • 13 Former Qin — The Former Qin (zh cp|c=前秦|p=Qiánqín; 351 394) was a state of the Sixteen Kingdoms in China. Founded by the Fu family of the Di ethnicity, it completed the unification of North China in 376. Its capital had been Xi an up to the death of the ruler …

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  • 14 Former Liang — The Former Liang (zh cp|c=前涼|p=Qián Liáng; 320–376) was a state of the Sixteen Kingdoms during the Jin dynasty (265–420) in China. It was founded by the Zhang family of the Han Chinese. Its territories included present day Gansu and parts of… …

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  • 15 Former Chicago Historical Society Building — Old Chicago Historical Society Building U.S. National Register of Historic Places Chicago Landmark …

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  • 16 Former Yan — The Former Yan (zh stp|s=前燕|t=前燕|p=Qiányàn; 337 370) was a state of Xianbei ethnicity during the era of Sixteen Kingdoms in China.Initially, Murong Huang and his son Murong Jun claimed the Jin Dynasty (265 420) created title Prince of Yan, but… …

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  • 17 Former Child Actor — For an article about adults who were formerly child actors, see article child actor. Infobox Album Name = Former Child Actor Type = Album Longtype = Artist = Corey Feldman Cover size = Caption = Released = 2002 Recorded = Genre = Rock Length =… …

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  • 18 Former United States presidents who ran again — This is a list of former United States Presidents who actively campaigned to regain political office (the presidency, a seat in congress or governor) after leaving office. It is believed to be complete.Some Presidents have been recruited,… …

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  • 19 Former Region 4 (Johannesburg) — Region 4 was a former administrative region of the city of Johannesburg, situated almost exactly in the middle of the Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area. It contained the north western suburbs of Johannesburg as well as western Randburg to… …

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  • 20 Former Region 8 (Johannesburg) — Region 8 was an administrative district in the city of Johannesburg, South Africa, located in the historic heart of Johannesburg centrally situated on the north west axis, and towards the eastern border. Surrounding regions, from the north and… …

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