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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Formed \Formed\ (f[^o]rmd), a. 1. (Astron.) Arranged, as stars in a constellation; as, formed stars. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Having structure; capable of growth and development; organized; as, the formed or organized ferments. See Ferment, n. [1913 Webster] Formed material (Biol.), a term employed by Beale to denote the lifeless matter of a cell, that which is physiologically dead, in distinction from the truly germinal or living matter. [1913 Webster]