Noun: formula (formulas,formulae) for-myu-lu [N. Amer], for-myû-lu [Brit]- (mathematics) a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
- expression - Directions for making something
- recipe - A conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle
- A representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements
- chemical formula - Something regarded as a normative example
"his formula for impressing visitors"; - convention, normal, pattern, rule - A liquid food for infants
- (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems
"he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials"; - rule
Derived forms: formulas, formulae Type of: direction, instruction, mathematical statement, milk, practice, procedure, process, statement Encyclopedia: Formula |