# formula

### noun, plural for·mu·las, for·mu·lae [fawr-myuh-lee] /ˈfɔr myəˌli/.

## Origin of formula

## Related Words for formula

code, creed, canon, credo, precept, rubric, custom, way, theorem, rite, method, blueprint, direction, description, form, maxim, prescription, equation, ritual, principle## Examples from the Web for formula

### Contemporary Examples of formula

Indeed, Lion Air, with 45 percent of the domestic Indonesian airline market, has swallowed the Fernandes formula whole.

Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501Clive Irving

January 6, 2015

I'm just not sure that the formula continues to work for us at 50 given other uses we might have for that money.

Inside Sony’s ‘Pineapple Express 2 Drama’: Leaked Emails Reveal Fight Over Stoner Comedy SequelWilliam Boot

December 21, 2014

The formula of most of their programs has Drew doing the house hunting and Jonathan doing the design and construction.

The European formula for Fireball has even less: under one gram per kilogram of propylene glycol.

When we devised the formula we use to determine poverty in the United States, it was 1964.

### Historical Examples of formula

The formula came glibly, but it was from the lips only that it came.

The Incomplete AmoristE. Nesbit

Where was the formula, the dogma, that would satisfy the hopes of the mankind of to-day?

The Three Cities Trilogy, CompleteEmile Zola

The cutting harshness of Pierre's formula struck him in the heart.

The Three Cities Trilogy, CompleteEmile Zola

Such a formula expresses the commandment of sexual ethics as we have defined it.

The Sexual QuestionAugust Forel

Paine was indeed of no century, and no formula of classification can confine him.

Shelley, Godwin and Their CircleH. N. Brailsford