formula Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "formula" - Learner English Dictionary

See all translations

formula

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfɔːmjələ/ ( plural formulas, formulae)
METHOD a plan or method that is used to achieve something: There's no magic formula for success.Ways of achieving things
RULE a set of letters, numbers, or symbols that are used to express a mathematical or scientific ruleCalculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and division
LIST a list of the substances that something is made ofScientific techniques
(Definition of formula from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “formula” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
hurdle

a frame or fence for jumping over in a race

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More