WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"

- S: (n)
**formula**, expression (a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement) - S: (n) recipe,
**formula**(directions for making something) - S: (n)
**formula**(a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle) - S: (n)
**formula**, chemical formula (a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements) - S: (n) convention, normal, pattern, rule,
**formula**(something regarded as a normative example)*"the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors"* - S: (n)
**formula**(a liquid food for infants) - S: (n) rule,
**formula**((mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems)*"he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs"; "he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials"* *direct hyponym*/**full hyponym**- S: (n) metarule (a rule that describes how other rules should be used (as in AI))
- S: (n) algorithm, algorithmic rule, algorithmic program (a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem)
- S: (n) sorting algorithm (an algorithm for sorting a list)
- S: (n) stemmer, stemming algorithm (an algorithm for removing inflectional and derivational endings in order to reduce word forms to a common stem)
- S: (n) heuristic, heuristic rule, heuristic program (a commonsense rule (or set of rules) intended to increase the probability of solving some problem)
- S: (n) lateral thinking (a heuristic for solving problems; you try to look at the problem from many angles instead of tackling it head-on)
- S: (n) recursion ((mathematics) an expression such that each term is generated by repeating a particular mathematical operation)
*domain category**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term**derivationally related form*