
Definition of Formula
1. Noun. A group of symbols that make a mathematical statement.
Category relationships: Math, Mathematics, Maths
Specialized synonyms: Sentential Function, Primitive, Exponential Expression
Generic synonyms: Mathematical Statement
Derivative terms: Formularize
2. Noun. Directions for making something.
3. Noun. A conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle.
4. Noun. A representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements.
Generic synonyms: Statement
Terms within: Chemical Notation
Specialized synonyms: Molecular Formula, Empirical Formula
Derivative terms: Formularize, Formulary
5. Noun. Something regarded as a normative example. "His formula for impressing visitors"
Generic synonyms: Practice
Specialized synonyms: Mores, Code Of Behavior, Code Of Conduct, Universal
Derivative terms: Formularize
6. Noun. A liquid food for infants.
7. Noun. (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems. "He gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials"
Generic synonyms: Procedure, Process
Specialized synonyms: Metarule, Algorithm, Algorithmic Program, Algorithmic Rule, Heuristic, Heuristic Program, Heuristic Rule, Recursion
Category relationships: Math, Mathematics, Maths
Derivative terms: Formularize, Formulate
Definition of Formula
1. n. A prescribed or set form; an established rule; a fixed or conventional method in which anything is to be done, arranged, or said.
Definition of Formula
1. Noun. (mathematics) Any mathematical rule expressed symbolically. ¹
2. Noun. (chemistry) A symbolic expression of the structure of a compound. ¹
3. Noun. A plan of action intended to solve a problem. ¹
4. Noun. A formulation; a prescription; a mixture or solution made in a prescribed manner; the identity and quantities of ingredients of such a mixture. ¹
5. Noun. Drink given to babies to substitute for mother's milk. ¹
6. Noun. (logic) A syntactic expression of a proposition, built up from quantifiers, logical connectives, variables, relation and operation symbols, and, depending on the type of logic, possibly other operators such as modal, temporal, deontic or epistemic ones. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Formula
1. an exact method for doing something [n LAS or LAE]
Medical Definition of Formula
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Origin: L, dim. Of forma form, model. SeeForm.
1. A prescribed or set form; an established rule; a fixed or conventional method in which anything is to be done, arranged, or said.
2. A written confession of faith; a formal statement of foctrines.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Formula
Literary usage of Formula
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The Servile Canciani took ninetytwo of these formula; of Cassiodorus and included
... The first book contains thirtyseven formula; of royal documents; ..."
2. The Astrophysical Journal by American Astronomical Society, University of Chicago (1898)
"A SIMPLE INTERPOLATION formula FOR THE PRISMATIC SPECTRUM. By J. HARTMANN.
THE Appendix to the twelfth volume of the Publications of the Astrophysical ..."
3. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"The Chezy formula for Velocity of Flow. — The relation between velocity, ...
The formula for velocity in most general use is that deduced by Chezy, ..."
4. Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus: With Examples and by James Morford Taylor, William Christ (1889)
"The formula gives (§ 96), . The ratio of the nth term to the term before it
evidently approaches — a; as и increases. Hence, if x is numerical^' greater ..."
5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1874)
"Still, for making out his final general Table of pressures of steam for every
degree of the airthermometer from —30° to +230°, he used three local formula, ..."
6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"Benedict and Talbot have recently shown that the linear formula of DuBois gives
results very nearly the same as the formula of Lissauer with a somewhat ..."