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/ˈfôrmyələ/,
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formulae, plural; formulas, plural;
  1. A mathematical relationship or rule expressed in symbols

  2. A set of chemical symbols showing the elements present in a compound and their relative proportions, and in some cases the structure of the compound

  3. A fixed form of words, esp. one used in particular contexts or as a conventional usage
    • - a legal formula
  4. A method, statement, or procedure for achieving something, esp. reconciling different aims or positions
    • - the forlorn hope of finding a peace formula
  5. A rule or style unintelligently or slavishly followed
    • - one of those formula tunes
  6. A statement that formally enunciates a religious doctrine

  7. A stock epithet, phrase, or line repeated for various effects in literary composition, esp. epic poetry

  8. A list of ingredients for or constituents of something
    • - the soft drink company closely guards its secret formula
  9. A formulation
    • - an original coal tar formula that helps prevent dandruff
  10. An infant's liquid food preparation based on cow's milk or soy protein, given as a substitute for breast milk

  11. (usually followed by a number) A classification of race car, esp. by engine capacity


  1. a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
  2. recipe: 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. convention: 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"
  6. a liquid food for infants
  7. In mathematics, a formula (plural: formulas or formulae) is an entity constructed using the symbols and formation rules of a given logical language.
  8. Formula was started as a boat company founded by Don Aronow in 1962 in Miami, Florida. The first successful model was the original 233 Deep-V hull.
  9. Formula racing is a term that refers to various forms of open wheeled single seater motorsport. Its origin lies in the nomenclature that was adopted by the FIA for all of its post-World War II single seater regulations, or . ...
  10. A chemical formula or molecular formula is a way of expressing information about the atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound.
  11. In mathematical logic, a well-formed formula (often abbreviated wff) is a word (i.e. a finite sequence of symbols from a given alphabet) which is part of a formal language. It is a syntactic object that can be given a semantic meaning. ...
  12. "Formula" is an album by industrial/metal band OLD (Old Lady Drivers). It is their last full-length to date, and the group was condensed to a duo, with James Plotkin handling all instruments and Alan Dubin handling all vocals. ...
  13. Any mathematical rule expressed symbolically; A symbolic expression of the structure of a compound; A plan of action intended to solve a problem; A formulation; a prescription; a mixture or solution made in a prescribed manner; the identity and quantities of ingredients of such a mixture; ...
  14. (Formulae) Very useful to recollect and solve problems.
  15. (Formulae) watts = volts x amps, P = V x I, electrical power = electromotive force x electric current.
  16. (Formulas) There are assorted formulas for figuring the area or height a triangle using vectors trigonometry coordinates Heron s formula Pick s Theorem.
  17. (Formulas) Use this tab when adding formulas and functions to a spreadsheet or checking a worksheet for formula errors.
  18. (formulas) Mathematical constructions that identify specific trading patterns. Some of these formulas are integral parts of trading systems; others are not tied to any particular system and interpretation depends on what is being analyzed. ...
  19. (formulas) use to add, subtract, multiply or divide the values in a spreadsheet.
  20. The way in which interest rates are calculated on Adjustable Rate Mortgages. Add the margin to the index to get the interest rate.
  21. A set of specifications that defines a class of racing cars; Formula One is the best known.
  22. The scientific expression of the chemical composition of a material (e.g., water is H2O, sulfuric acid is H2SO4, sulfur dioxide is SO2).
  23. More commonly used in the world of film than for describing the stage, it usually refers to a "sure-fire" method of structuring a script (i.e. it must include certain elements and arrive at a certain ending). ...
  24. ae: f.   a set form of words, formula; a rule of procedure; a guide, pattern. This word refers both to the speech “patterns” to which bots will respond (set order of words that the bot will repeat in its response) and also to the formulas used in code, such as javascript. ...
  25. (FOR-myoo-luh) — A milk product that you can feed your baby instead of breastmilk.