Reference to the formulae for all these problems will be given in the bibliography of the subject.
There is a curious reciprocity in formulae such as we have just given.
Age is reckoned by the number of mepato they have seen pass through the formulae of admission.
This recurrence of formulae is no less marked in Iliad viii.
The elaborated arguments, however, and the details of its formulae belong to later times.
They had put the Prof's formulae to work against the giants.
But his was a conventional soul; its expression was in the formulae and platitudes of the camp-meeting.
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.
If Rodman could work out the formulae, jewel-stuff could be produced as cheaply as glass, and in any quantity—by the carload.
It is not even a political theory which may be stated in a series of formulae.
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.
Plural formulas or formulae (fôr'myə-lē')