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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] formula (mold, rule, method)

Pronunciation

Noun

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formula (plural formulae in scientific use, formulas in informal use)

  1. (mathematics) Any mathematical rule expressed symbolically.
    <math>x = \frac {-b \pm \sqrt{b^2 - 4ac}}{2a}</math> is the formula for finding the roots of the quadratic equation y = ax2 + bx + c.
  2. (chemistry) A symbolic expression of the structure of a compound.
    H2O is the formula for water (Dihydrogen monoxide)
  3. A plan of action intended to solve a problem.
  4. A formulation; a prescription; a mixture or solution made in a prescribed manner; the identity and quantities of ingredients of such a mixture.
    The formula of the rocket fuel has not been revealed.
  5. (logic) A syntactic expression of a proposition, built up from quantifiers, logical connectives, variables, relation and operation symbols, and, depending on the type of logic, possibly other operators such as modal, temporal, deontic or epistemic ones.

Synonyms

  • (in mathematics): mathematical formula
  • (in chemistry): chemical formula

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Translations


Bosnian

Noun

formula f. (pl.: formule)

  1. formula
  2. rule

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:crh:Template:lang:la derivations]] formula - small form < forma - form.

Noun

formula

  1. formula.

Declension

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Italian

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Noun

formula f. (plural formule)

  1. formula (mathematics, chemistry)

Derived terms

Verb

formula

  1. Third-person singular present tense of formulare.
  2. Second-person singular imperative of formulare.

Serbian

Noun

formula f. (pl.: formule)

  1. formula
  2. rule

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