# formula

## EnglishEdit

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### EtymologyEdit

From Latin formula (a small pattern or mold, form, rule, principle, method, formula), diminutive of forma (a form); see form.

### PronunciationEdit

• (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfɔː(ɹ).mjʊ.lə/
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### NounEdit

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formula (plural formulae or formulas or formulæ)

1. (mathematics) Any mathematical rule expressed symbolically.
$x = \frac {-b \pm \sqrt{b^2 - 4ac}}{2a}$ is a formula for finding the roots of the quadratic equation ax2 + bx + c = 0.
2. (chemistry) A symbolic expression of the structure of a compound.
H2O is the formula for water (Dihydrogen monoxide)
3. A plan or method for dealing with a problem or for achieving a result.
The company's winning formula includes excellent service and quality products.
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. Drink given to babies to substitute for mother's milk.
6. (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.

## Crimean TatarEdit

### EtymologyEdit

Latin formula (small form), from forma (form).

formula

## FinnishEdit

### NounEdit

formula

1. (motor racing) a Formula One racing car

#### DeclensionEdit

Inflection of formula (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative formula formulat
genitive formulan formuloiden
formuloitten
partitive formulaa formuloita
illative formulaan formuloihin
singular plural
nominative formula formulat
accusative nom.? formula formulat
gen. formulan
genitive formulan formuloiden
formuloitten
formulainrare
partitive formulaa formuloita
inessive formulassa formuloissa
elative formulasta formuloista
illative formulaan formuloihin
ablative formulalta formuloilta
allative formulalleˣ formuloilleˣ
essive formulana formuloina
translative formulaksi formuloiksi
instructive formuloin
abessive formulatta formuloitta
comitative formuloineen

## FrenchEdit

### VerbEdit

formula

1. third-person singular past historic of formuler

## ItalianEdit

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### EtymologyEdit

From Latin formula.

### NounEdit

formula f (plural formule)

formula

## LatinEdit

### NounEdit

formula f (genitive formulae); first declension

1. shape, outline
2. (fine) form; beauty
4. form, rule, method, formula
5. lawsuit, action

#### InflectionEdit

Number Singular Plural
nominative formula formulae
genitive formulae formulārum
dative formulae formulīs
accusative formulam formulās
ablative formulā formulīs
vocative formula formulae

formula

## Serbo-CroatianEdit

### NounEdit

fȏrmula f (Cyrillic spelling фо̑рмула)

1. (mathematics, chemistry, logic) formula
2. rule

## SpanishEdit

### VerbEdit

formula

1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of formular.
2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of formular.
3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of formular.