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'formula'

Overview of noun formula
1. formula, expression -- (a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement)

2. recipe, formula -- (directions for making something)

3. formula -- (a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle)

4. formula, chemical formula -- (a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements)

5. convention, normal, pattern, rule, formula -- (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. formula -- (a liquid food for infants)

7. rule, formula -- ((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")



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