Usage examples for Forming

  1. Though definitely forming part of English soil since 1482, it is not included in any English county, but, with about eight square miles around it, forms a county by itself. – Northumberland Yesterday and To-day by Jean F. Terry
  2. At six, the Conqueror's signal was made to chase to the N. W. At half- past six the Admiral made the signal for the line to form N. N. E. and S. S. W, two cables' length asunder, and for the third in command to lead; the French fleet to windward forming the line ahead, standing to the southward. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II by Sir John Ross
  3. At this critical point, when the understanding of defeat was forming itself swiftly in Baree's mind, chance saved him. – Baree, Son of Kazan by James Oliver Curwood
  4. The two ends of the strips may be brought together and joined, forming a crown. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  5. Never before had she seemed so beautiful as to- day, and she had revealed a forming character as lovely as her person. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe