# formula

## Definitions

### General English

- noun a statement of a scientific fact, often shown by means of symbols
- noun a set of plans for achieving
__something__

### General Science

- noun a representation of the chemical composition of a compound in terms of its atoms

### Cars & Driving

### Computing

- noun a set of
__mathematical__ __rules__ applied to solve a problem

### Electronics

- A mathematical expression utilized to relate quantities and solve problems. For example, the mass-energy equation is expressed as:
*E* = m*c*^{2}, where *E* is energy, m is mass, and *c* is the speed of light in a __vacuum__. - A combination of
__chemical__ symbols and numbers which describes the chemical composition of a substance. For instance, the chemical formula of __boron trichloride__ is BCl_{3}, indicating that for each boron atom there are three __chlorine__ atoms. Also called chemical formula (2).

### Food

- noun a way of indicating the composition of a chemical
__compound__ using letters and numbers, e.g. H_{2}SO_{4} - noun
__powdered milk__ for babies

- noun a set of numbers, letters or symbols which represents a mathematical or scientific
__rule__

### Medical

- noun
__instructions__ on how to __prepare__ a __drug__

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