Definition/Meaning  Word/Phrase 
series of nonaromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2) 
alkane
,
alkane series
,
methane series
,
paraffin
,
paraffin series

any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons 
alkyl
,
alkyl group
,
alkyl radical

vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formula; used as a substitute for breast feeding infants and very young children 
bottle
,
feeding bottle
,
nursing bottle

verbal formula believed to have magical force 
charm
,
magical spell
,
magic spell
,
spell

stock index on a formula, relative price 
Dow Jones Average

chemical formula showing the ratio of elements in a compound rather than the total number of atoms 
empirical formula

substance prepared according to a formula 
formulation
,
preparation

highlevel programing language for mathematical and scientific purposes; stands for formula translation 
FORTRAN

professional work done according to formula 
hackwork

compounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom 
haloform

transcendental meditation formula 
mantra

remembering, formula or rhyme used as an aid to 
mnemonic
,
mnemonic device

chemical formula based on analysis and molecular weight 
molecular formula

act of reducing to a scheme or formula 
schematisation
,
schematization

chemical formula showing atoms' and bonds' arrangement 
structural formula

formula showing arrangement of atoms and bonds, chemical 
structural formula

expanded molecular formula showing the arrangement of atoms within the molecule 
structural formula

secret (method or device or formula) that gives a manufacturer an advantage over the competition 
trade secret
