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Definitions for formula

## Definitions for (noun) **formula**

**Main entry:** convention, formula, pattern, normal, rule

**Definition:** something regarded as a normative example

**Usage:** *the convention of not naming the main character; violence is the rule not the exception; his formula for impressing visitors*

**Main entry:** formula, rule

**Definition:** (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems

**Usage:** *he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs; he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials*

**Main entry:** formula, expression

**Definition:** a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

**Main entry:** formula

**Definition:** a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle

**Main entry:** recipe, formula

**Definition:** directions for making something

**Main entry:** chemical formula, formula

**Definition:** a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements

**Main entry:** formula

**Definition:** a liquid food for infants

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