Definitions

# Form

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Form may mean:

### In martial arts

• Kata (martial arts) (型 or 形), the detailed pattern of defence-and-attack
• Taeguk (Taekwondo) (형), the "forms" used to create a foundation for the teaching of Taekwondo
• Taolu (套路), forms used in Chinese martial arts and sport wushu

### In mathematics

• Quadratic form, a homogeneous polynomial of degree two in a number of variables
• Algebraic form, which generalises quadratic forms to degrees 3 and more, also known as quantics or simply forms
• Bilinear form, on a vector space V over a field F is a mapping V × VF that is linear in both arguments
• Multilinear form, which generalises bilinear forms to mappings VNF
• Differential form, a concept from differential topology that combines multilinear forms and smooth functions
• Modular form, a (complex) analytic function on the upper half plane satisfying a certain kind of functional equation and growth condition
• Indeterminate form, an algebraic expression that cannot be used to evaluate a limit