Meaning of FORMULA
Pronunciation:   'formyulu



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
 [n] 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"
 [n] (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"
 [n] a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
 [n] a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle
 [n] directions for making something
 [n] a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements
 [n] a liquid food for infants


FORMULA is a 7 letter word that starts with F. 
 Synonyms:   chemical formula, convention, expression, normal, pattern, recipe, rule 

 See Also:   algorithm, algorithmic program, algorithmic rule, chemical notation, code of behavior, code of conduct, direction, empirical formula, exponential expression, heuristic, heuristic program, heuristic rule, instruction, mathematical statement, metarule, milk, molecular formula, mores, practice, primitive, procedure, process, recursion, sentential function, statement  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:   \For"mu*la\, n.; pl. E. {Formulas}, L. {Formul[ae]}.
[L., dim. of forma form, model. See{Form}, n.]
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. (Eccl.) A written confession of faith; a formal statement
of foctrines.
3. (Math.) A rule or principle expressed in algebraic
language; as, the binominal formula.
4. (Med.) A prescription or recipe for the preparation of a
medicinal compound.
5. (Chem.) A symbolic expression (by means of letters,
figures, etc.) of the constituents or constitution of a
compound.
Note: Chemical formul[ae] consist of the abbreviations of the
names of the elements, with a small figure at the lower
right hand, to denote the number of atoms of each
element contained.
{Empirical formula} (Chem.), an expression which gives the
simple proportion of the constituents; as, the empirical
formula of acetic acid is {C2H4O2}.
{Graphic formula}, {Rational formula} (Chem.), an expression
of the constitution, and in a limited sense of the
structure, of a compound, by the grouping of its atoms or
radicals; as, a rational formula of acetic acid is
{CH3.(C:O).OH};  called also {structural formula},
{constitutional formula}, etc. See also the formula of
{Benzene nucleus}, under {Benzene}.
{Molecular formula} (Chem.), a formula indicating the
supposed molecular constitution of a compound.


Computing Dictionary 

 Definition:   1. In logic, a sequence of symbols representing terms, predicates, connectives and quantifiers which is either true or false. 2. FORTH Music Language. An extension of forth with concurrent noteplaying processes. Runs on macintosh and atari st with midi output. ["Formula: A Programming Language for Expressive Computer Music", D.P. Anderson et al Computer 24(7):12 (Jul 1991)]. 3. Preprocessor language for the acorn archimedes, allowing inline highlevel statements to be entered in an assembly program. Written in nawk. 

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