## 'formula'Overview of noun formula1. 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") Made possible by Princeton University "About WordNet." WordNet. Princeton University. 2010. http://wordnet.princeton.edu |