### formula

1. a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
2. directions for making something
3. a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle
4. a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements
5. something regarded as a normative example
6. a liquid food for infants
7. (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problem......
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### Formula

In mathematics, a formula is an entity constructed using the symbols and formation rules of a given logical language. For example, determining the volume of a sphere requires a significant amount of integral calculus or its geometrical analogue, the method of exhaustion; but, having done this once, mathematicians can produce a formula to describe ...
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### Formula

• (n.) A prescription or recipe for the preparation of a medicinal compound. • (n.) A rule or principle expressed in algebraic language; as, the binominal formula. • (n.) A symbolic expression (by means of letters, figures, etc.) of the constituents or constitution of a compound. • (n.) A written confession of faith; a formal st...
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### formula

(for´mu-lә) pl. formulas, for´mulae an expression, using numbers or symbols, giving the directions for preparing a compound (such as a medicine) or giving a procedure to follow to obtain a desired result. a mixture for feeding an infant, usually with cow's milk as a base, supplemented with vitamins an...
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### formula

(from the article `formal logic`) ...construction of a system of logic, in fact, involves two distinguishable processes: one consists in setting up a symbolic apparatus—a set of ...
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### formula

(from the article `therapeutics`) ...per kilogram per day. Breast milk, the ideal food, is not only readily available at the proper temperature, it also contains antibodies from the ... ...For these and other reasons, breast-feeding is strongly recommended for at least the first four to six months of life. However, if a woman is ... ...
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### Formula

(Latin) physical beauty, principle.
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### formula

noun a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements
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### formula

noun a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
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### formula

(chemistry) In chemistry, a representation of a molecule, radical, or ion, in which the component chemical elements are represented by their symbols. For example, the formula for carbon dioxide is CO2, showing that a molecule of carbon dioxide consists of one atom of car...
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### formula

(computing) In computing, an expression entered into a cell on a spreadsheet. The formula is displayed in the data entry line of the spreadsheet and the result is displayed in the cell. Formulae normally start with an equals (=) sign, which is followed by the expression. For example =S...
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### formula

(mathematics) In mathematics, a set of symbols and numbers that expresses a fact or rule. For example, A = πr2 is the formula for calculating the area of a circle. E = mc2...
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### formula

[Noun] Plural form: formulas or formulae. A pattern or method used to produce a particular (and successful) result.
Example: The detective novels were written according to a well-tried formula.
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### Formula

For'mu·la noun ; plural English Formulas , Latin Formulæ . [ Latin , dim. of forma form, model. See Form , noun ] 1. A prescribed or set form; an established rule; a fixed or conventional method in which anything is to be done, arran...
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### Formula

A formula is a fixed form of words or symbols. In mathematics it is a general theorem, a rule or principle expressed in algebraic symbols. In chemistry a formula is a mode of expressing the composition of a compound by means of symbols and letters.
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### formula

a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
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### Formula

A listing of ingredients in fixed proportion, usually expressed in percentages.
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### formula

A rule that is expressed with symbols
Example:
formula for area of a rectangle:
Area = length x width or A = l x w
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### formula

A shorthand way of showing the composition of a substance with the use of symbols and numerical subscripts.
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### formula

An alternative to breast milk, the baby formulas used in bottle-feeding are usually milk-based but can also be made from soya products.
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### Formula

An equation or rule relating mathematical objects or quantities.
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### formula

an expression of chemical composition, using symbols and figures.
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### formula

an expression of chemical composition, using symbols and figures.
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### formula

an often repeated phrase, sometimes half-a-line long and metrically distinctive.
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### Formula

An often repeated phrase, sometimes half-a-line long and metrically distinctive.
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