Meaning of FORMULA in English

noun a written confession of faith; a formal statement of foctrines.

2. formula ·noun a prescription or recipe for the preparation of a medicinal compound.

3. formula ·noun a rule or principle expressed in algebraic language; as, the binominal formula.

4. formula ·noun a symbolic expression (by means of letters, figures, ·etc.) of the constituents or constitution of a compound.

5. formula ·noun a prescribed or set form; an established rule; a fixed or conventional method in which anything is to be done, arranged, or said.

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