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formula

for·mu·la

formula

 
 
pronunciation:
form y l
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part of speech: noun
inflections: formulae, formulas
definition 1: a rule or way of doing something expressed in a standard way in words or symbols.
The teacher taught the formula to find the area of a triangle.
 
definition 2: exact instructions for how to make something.
Our company is using a new formula in its cleaning products.
definition 3: a liquid food for babies; artificial milk.
My doctor recommended a different formula for my baby.
derivations: formulaic (adj.), formulaically (adv.)
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