Associations to the word «Formula»

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FORMULA, noun. (mathematics) Any mathematical rule expressed symbolically.
FORMULA, noun. (chemistry) A symbolic expression of the structure of a compound.
FORMULA, noun. A plan or method for dealing with a problem or for achieving a result.
FORMULA, noun. A formulation; a prescription; a mixture or solution made in a prescribed manner; the identity and quantities of ingredients of such a mixture.
FORMULA, noun. Drink given to babies to substitute for mother's milk.
FORMULA, 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.
FORMULA 1, proper noun. Alternative form of Formula One
FORMULA ONE, proper noun. The highest class of motor racing sanctioned by the FIA.
FORMULA UNIT, noun. (inorganic chemistry) An empirical formula of an ionic compound (that does not possess individual molecules) for use in stoichiometric calculations

Dictionary definition

FORMULA, noun. A group of symbols that make a mathematical statement.
FORMULA, noun. Directions for making something.
FORMULA, noun. A conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle.
FORMULA, noun. A representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements.
FORMULA, noun. Something regarded as a normative example; "the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors".
FORMULA, noun. A liquid food for infants.
FORMULA, noun. (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".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza