Definition of Formula. Meaning of Formula. Synonyms of Formula

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Definition of Formula

Formula
Formula For"mu*la, n.; pl. E. Formulas, L. Formul[ae]. [L., dim. of forma form, model. SeeForm, n.] 1. A prescribed or set form; an established rule; a fixed or conventional method in which anything is to be done, arranged, or said. 2. (Eccl.) A written confession of faith; a formal statement of foctrines. 3. (Math.) A rule or principle expressed in algebraic language; as, the binominal formula. 4. (Med.) A prescription or recipe for the preparation of a medicinal compound. 5. (Chem.) A symbolic expression (by means of letters, figures, etc.) of the constituents or constitution of a compound. Note: Chemical formul[ae] consist of the abbreviations of the names of the elements, with a small figure at the lower right hand, to denote the number of atoms of each element contained. Empirical formula (Chem.), an expression which gives the simple proportion of the constituents; as, the empirical formula of acetic acid is C2H4O2. Graphic formula, Rational formula (Chem.), an expression of the constitution, and in a limited sense of the structure, of a compound, by the grouping of its atoms or radicals; as, a rational formula of acetic acid is CH3.(C:O).OH; -- called also structural formula, constitutional formula, etc. See also the formula of Benzene nucleus, under Benzene. Molecular formula (Chem.), a formula indicating the supposed molecular constitution of a compound.

Meaning of Formula from wikipedia

- In science, a formula is a concise way of expressing information symbolically, as in a mathematical formula or a chemical formula. The informal use of...
- A chemical formula is a way of presenting information about the chemical proportions of atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound or molecule...
- quadratic formula is the solution of the quadratic equation. There are other ways to solve the quadratic equation instead of using the quadratic formula, such...
- Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest cl**** of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA)...
- The shoelace formula or shoelace algorithm (also known as Gauss's area formula and the surveyor's formula) is a mathematical algorithm to determine the...
- The 2018–19 FIA Formula E season will be the fifth season of the FIA Formula E championship, a motor racing championship for electrically-powered vehicles...
- In geometry, Heron's formula (sometimes called Hero's formula), named after Hero of Alexandria, gives the area of a triangle when the length of all three...
- Euler's formula, named after Leonhard Euler, is a mathematical formula in complex analysis that establishes the fundamental relationship between the trigonometric...
- Infant formula, baby formula or just formula (American English) or baby milk, infant milk or first milk (British English), is a manufactured food designed...
- In chemistry, the empirical formula of a chemical compound is the simplest positive integer ratio of atoms present in a compound. A simple example of...
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