formula
I. noun (plural -las or formulae) Etymology: Latin, diminutive of forma form Date: 1618 1. a. a set form of words for use in a ceremony or ritual b. a conventionalized statement intended to express some fundamental truth or principle especially as a basis for negotiation or action 2. a. (1) recipe (2) prescription b. a milk mixture or substitute for feeding an infant 3. a. a general fact, rule, or principle expressed in usually mathematical symbols b. a symbolic expression of the chemical composition or constitution of a substance c. a group of symbols (as letters and numbers) associated to express facts or data (as the number and kinds of teeth in the jaw) concisely d. a combination of signs in a logical calculus 4. a customary or set form or method allowing little room for originality • formulaic adjectiveformulaically adverb II. adjective Date: 1951 of, relating to, or being an open-wheel open-cockpit rear-engine racing car conforming to prescribed specifications as to size, weight, and engine displacement

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  • formulă — FORMÚLĂ, formule, s.f. 1. Enunţ precis al regulii de urmat pentru efectuarea unei anumite operaţii; expresie precisă, generala şi invariabilă a unei idei, a unei relaţii, a unei legi etc. (care se poate aplica mai multor cazuri particulare). ♢… …   Dicționar Român

  • formula — for‧mu‧la [ˈfɔːmjlə ǁ ˈfɔːrm ] noun formulae PLURALFORM [ li] or formulas 1. [countable] a fixed way of doing something that can be used successfully many times: • Mr Sussman has boa …   Financial and business terms

  • Formula — For mu*la, n.; pl. E. {Formulas}, L. {Formul[ae]}. [L., dim. of forma form, model. See{Form}, n.] 1. A prescribed or set form; an established rule; a fixed or conventional method in which anything is to be done, arranged, or said. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fórmula — sustantivo femenino 1. Expresión mediante números, símbolos o letras de una ley física, matemática o de la naturaleza: la fórmula de la fuerza de la gravedad, la fórmula del área de un triángulo. 2. Expresión de la composición de un cuerpo… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • fórmula — (Del lat. formŭla). 1. f. Medio práctico propuesto para resolver un asunto controvertido o ejecutar algo difícil. 2. Manera fija de redactar algo. 3. Composición de una mezcla e instrucciones para su elaboración. 4. Expresión concreta de una… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Formula — Windsurfing La Formula est une catégorie de planche à voile, dénommée aussi funboard. La Formula est une jauge limitant : la largeur du flotteur à 1,01 m ; la profondeur de l aileron à 70 cm ; la surface de voile à 12,5 m² ;… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • formula — [fôr′myo͞o lə, fôr′myələ] n. pl. formulas or formulae [fôr′myo͞olə΄, fôr′myo͞olī΄, fôr′myəlē΄, fôr′myəlī΄] [L, dim. of forma, FORM] 1. a fixed form of words, esp. one that has lost its original meaning or force and is now used only as a… …   English World dictionary

  • fórmula — s. f. 1. Forma prescrita ou de praxe. 2. Nomenclatura e dosagem de ingredientes, elementos, etc. 3. Praxe, regra. 4. Receita. 5.  [Figurado] Exterioridade; aparência. 6.  [Álgebra] Indicação do modo de operar para obter um resultado. 7. … …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • formula — ► NOUN (pl. formulae (in senses 1 and 2) or formulas) 1) a mathematical relationship or rule expressed in symbols. 2) (also chemical formula) a set of chemical symbols showing the elements present in a compound and their relative proportions. 3)… …   English terms dictionary

  • Formula —    • Formŭla,          Когда медленный и неудобный способ посредством Legis actio был упразднен (lex Aebutia и две leges Iuliae), его место занял так называемый формулярный процесс (litigare per formulas). Название он получил от формул,… …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

  • formula — FORMULÁ, formulez, vb. I. tranz. A da o formă precisă unui gând, unei idei, unei hotărâri etc., a exprima prin cuvinte. – Din fr. formuler. Trimis de RACAI, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  A FORMUL//Á formulaéz tranz. (idei, gânduri, hotărâri etc.) A …   Dicționar Român

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