Definition of forme in English:

forme

noun

Printing
  • 1A body of type secured in a chase for printing.

    • ‘In many cases, the formes are reminders of the work of the individual tradesmen whose handiwork has outlived them.’
    • ‘Elastomeric materials have long been used to produce printing blocks, printing rollers, printing formes and elastomeric covered printing sleeves for flexographic printing.’
    1. 1.1A quantity of film arranged for making a plate.

Pronunciation:

forme

/fôrm/