formulae which place the salts in separate solutions are a mistake.
Its spirit if not its formulae is abundantly present in our modern world.
He does not; but, none the less, the three formulae for the three situations are there.
There is a curious reciprocity in formulae such as we have just given.
We may compare also the formulae used in greetings to strangers.
This recurrence of formulae is no less marked in Iliad viii.
They had put the Prof's formulae to work against the giants.
Now this is one of the most effective of the formulae in a private asylum.
In the soup, that's where it'll be, my lad, because I am the sole possessor of all the secrets and all the formulae.
Some formulae have been given above for the calculation of charges.
plural of formula.
1630s, "words used in a ceremony or ritual," from Latin formula "form, draft, contract, regulation; rule, method, formula," literally "small form," diminutive of forma "form" (see form (n.)).
Modern sense is colored by Carlyle's use (1837) of the word for "rule slavishly followed without understanding" [OED].
Men who try to speak what they believe, are naked men fighting men quilted sevenfold in formulae. [Charles Kingsley, "Letters," 1861]Mathematical use is from 1796; use in chemistry is from c.1846.
formula for·mu·la (fôr'myə-lə)
n. pl. for·mu·las or for·mu·lae (-lē')
A symbolic representation of the chemical composition or of the chemical composition and structure of a compound.
The chemical compound so represented.
A prescription of ingredients in fixed proportion; a recipe.
A liquid food for infants, containing most of the nutrients in human milk.
A mathematical statement, especially an equation, of a fact, rule, principle, or other logical relation.