# formula

[fawr-myuh-luh]

## Origin of formula

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## Related Words for formulae

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 formulae

### Historical Examples of formulae

Formulae which place the salts in separate solutions are a mistake.

Bromide Printing and EnlargingJohn A. Tennant

Its spirit if not its formulae is abundantly present in our modern world.

First and Last ThingsH. G. Wells

He does not; but, none the less, the three formulae for the three situations are there.

Essays in Experimental LogicJohn Dewey

There is a curious reciprocity in formulae such as we have just given.

We may compare also the formulae used in greetings to strangers.

The Heroic AgeH. Munro Chadwick

## formula

## Word Origin for formula

C17: from Latin: diminutive of forma form

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