### noun

- A group of symbols that make a mathematical statement.
- synonyms: expression

- Directions for making something.
- synonyms: recipe

- A conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle.
- A representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements.
- synonyms: chemical formula

- Something regarded as a normative example.
- usage:
*"the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors"*

- synonyms: convention, normal, pattern, rule

- usage:
- A liquid food for infants.
- Mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems. (
- usage:
*"he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs"; "he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials"*

- synonyms: rule

- usage:

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