# 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