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**domain category**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/**sister term**- S: (n) procedure, process (a particular course of action intended to achieve a result)
*"the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"* - S: (n) Bertillon system (a system or procedure for identifying persons)
- S: (n) fingerprinting (the procedure of taking inked impressions of a person's fingerprints for the purpose of identification)
- S: (n) genetic profiling, genetic fingerprinting (the procedure of analyzing the DNA in samples of a person's body tissue or body fluid for the purpose of identification)
- S: (n) diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique (a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis)
- S: (n) emergency procedure ((medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency))
- S: (n) experimental procedure (the specific techniques used in conducting a particular experiment)
- S: (n) calculation, computation, computing (the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods)
- S: (n) medical procedure (a procedure employed by medical or dental practitioners)
- S: (n) mapping, chromosome mapping ((genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome)
- S: (n) operating procedure (a procedure for operating something or for dealing with a given situation)
- S: (n) stiffening (the act of becoming stiff)
*"stiffening his shoulders, he prepared to advance"* - S: (n) indirection (indirect procedure or action)
*"he tried to find out by indirection"* - S: (n) rigmarole, rigamarole (a long and complicated and confusing procedure)
*"all that academic rigmarole was a waste of time"* - S: (n) routine, modus operandi (an unvarying or habitual method or procedure)
- S: (n) condition, experimental condition (the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition)
- 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"* *derivationally related form*