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Related / Similar Words: convention, normal, pattern, rule, expression, recipe, chemical formula

 

Definition:
  • something regarded as a normative example; "the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors";
  • (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems; "he determined the upper bound with Descartes'' rule of signs"; "he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials";
  • a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement;
  • a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle;
  • directions for making something;
  • a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements;
  • a liquid food for infants;

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    Hyponyms: mores, code of conduct, code of behavior, metarule, algorithm, algorithmic rule, algorithmic program, heuristic, heuristic rule, heuristic program, recursion, sentential function, primitive, exponential expression, molecular formula, empirical formula

     

    Derivational Morphology: formularize, formularise, formulate, invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, forge

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: formula   Dutch: formule  
    Finnish: kaava   French: formule  
    German: Formel   Greek: τύπος  
    Italian: formula   Latvian: formula  
    Portuguese: fórmula   Russian: формула  
    Spanish: fórmula   Swedish: formel  
     
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