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## English noun | |||

1. | formula (communication) a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement | ||

Synonyms | expression | ||

Broader (hypernym) | mathematical statement | ||

Narrower (hyponym) | exponential expression, primitive, sentential function | ||

Domain category | math, mathematics, maths | ||

2. | formula (communication) directions for making something | ||

Synonyms | recipe | ||

Broader (hypernym) | direction, instruction | ||

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

Broader (hypernym) | statement | ||

4. | formula (communication) a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements | ||

Synonyms | chemical formula | ||

Broader (hypernym) | statement | ||

Narrower (hyponym) | empirical formula, molecular formula | ||

Part holonym | chemical notation | ||

5. | formula (cognition) something regarded as a normative example | ||

Samples | The convention of not naming the main character. Violence is the rule not the exception. His formula for impressing visitors. | ||

Synonyms | convention, normal, pattern, rule | ||

Broader (hypernym) | practice | ||

Narrower (hyponym) | code of behavior, code of conduct, mores, universal | ||

6. | formula (food) a liquid food for infants | ||

Broader (hypernym) | milk | ||

7. | formula (cognition) (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems | ||

Samples | He determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs. He gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials. | ||

Synonyms | rule | ||

Broader (hypernym) | procedure, process | ||

Narrower (hyponym) | algorithm, algorithmic program, algorithmic rule, heuristic, heuristic program, heuristic rule, metarule, recursion | ||

Domain category | math, mathematics, maths | ||

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.

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