FORMULA
\fˈɔːmjʊlə], \fˈɔːmjʊlə], \f_ˈɔː_m_j_ʊ_l_ə]\
Definitions of FORMULA
 2006  WordNet 3.0
 2011  English Dictionary Database
 2010  New Age Dictionary Database
 1913  Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
 1919  The Winston Simplified Dictionary
 1898  Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
 1899  The american dictionary of the english language.
 1894  The Clarendon dictionary
 1919  The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
 1898  American pocket medical dictionary
 1916  Appleton's medical dictionary
 1871  The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements

a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

a liquid food for infants

(mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems; "he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs"; "he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials"

a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle
By Princeton University

a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements

a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

a liquid food for infants

(mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems; "he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs"; "he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials"

a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle
By DataStellar Co., Ltd

A prescribed or set form; an established rule; a fixed or conventional method in which anything is to be done, arranged, or said.

A written confession of faith; a formal statement of foctrines.

A prescription or recipe for the preparation of a medicinal compound.

A symbolic expression (by means of letters, figures, etc.) of the constituents or constitution of a compound.
By Oddity Software

A prescribed or set form; an established rule; a fixed or conventional method in which anything is to be done, arranged, or said.

A written confession of faith; a formal statement of foctrines.

A prescription or recipe for the preparation of a medicinal compound.

A symbolic expression (by means of letters, figures, etc.) of the constituents or constitution of a compound.
By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By William R. Warner

A prescribed form: a formal statement of doctrines: (math.) a general expression for solving problems: (chem.) a set of symbols expressing the components of a body:pl. FORMULAE, FORMULAS.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland

In chemistry, an expression by symbols of the elementary constitution of the molecule of a substance. It consists essentially of letters, each denoting one atom of one of the elementary substances, with figures appended denoting the number of atoms present. Collections of atoms which constitute a group by themselves are often separated by periods or parenthesis from the rest of the f.; and in this case figures prefixed or appended to the parenthesis or placed before an expression contained within periods, are understood to apply to all the symbols embraced by the parenthesis or periods. In all other cases, a figure prefixed to a symbolical expression for a molecule is understood, like a coefficient in an algebraical f., to be a multiplier of all the symbols which follow.

An enumeration of the ingredients of a pharmaceutical preparation, with precise directions for making it.

In general, a set form for recording observations, etc.

A prescription.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe

n. [Latin] A prescribed or set form; an established rule;â€”a written confession of faith;â€”a rule or principle expressed in algebraic language;â€”a prescription or recipe;â€”an expression, by means of symbols and letters, of the constituents of a compound.
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