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free-form text

Words and sentences, such as input to a word processor or email program. Since text is already free form, the term is redundant; however, it is used to emphasize its unstructured nature. See free-form database, unstructured data and text mining.

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Before/After Your Search Term
free and open sourcefree Internet service
free and open source softwarefree ISP
Free Basicsfree mail
free emailFree-PC
free formfree premium
free-form datafree software
free-form databaseFree Software Foundation
free-form fabricationfree software license
free-form languagefree software movement
free-form manufacturingfree space

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