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Dictionary definition for: Formula

1. (n) a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

2. (n) directions for making something

3. (n) a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle

4. (n) a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements

5. (n) 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"

6. (n) a liquid food for infants

7. (n) (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"

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