Definition of Chemical formula

1. Noun. A representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements.

Exact synonyms: Formula
Generic synonyms: Statement
Terms within: Chemical Notation
Specialized synonyms: Molecular Formula, Empirical Formula
Derivative terms: Formularize, Formulary

Definition of Chemical formula

1. Noun. Alternative name for molecular formula. ¹

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Medical Definition of Chemical formula

1. A represention of the elemental composition of a species, subscripts are used to indicate the relative numbers of atoms of each kind of element present. (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Chemical formula

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1. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"chemical formula AND REACTIONS. chemical formulas of Compounds: The method of representing the elements by symbols, together with the system of atomic ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1866)
"The manner in which the large and small numerals are employed in chemical formula? will be easily understood, if it is borne, in mind that the use of the ..."

3. The System of Animate Nature: The Gifford Lectures Delivered in the by John Arthur Thomson (1920)
"Some Difficulties in the Application of Physical and chemical formula to Organisms. § 4. Criticism of Mechanistic Descriptions of Everyday Functions. § 5. ..."

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