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formula

noun avenue, axiom, canon, code, expedient, fixed expression, form, formulary, maxim, method, mode, model, phrase, postulate, prescribed prooedure, prescription, principle, proposition, recipe, rubric, rule, standard, theorem, usage
Associated concepts: formula instruction
See also: arrangement, avenue, comment, criterion, directive, expedient, expression, form, guide, method, mode, phrase, prescription, principle, rule, system, usage
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Mineralogist Dr Chris Stanley, from the Natural History Museum, said: "Towards the end of my research, I searched the web using the mineral's chemical formula - sodium lithium boron silicate hydroxide - and was amazed to discover that same scientific name written on a case of rock containing kryptonite stolen by Lex Luthor in the film Superman Returns.
The chemical formula of sucrose is written as follows: --.
The movie, if that's an appropriate word for what better could be described as a fluid succession of alienating scenes, follows this numerical path and produces, like a chemical formula, a portrait of an archetypal modern Western man.
The Mainichi report, ''Continuation of sarin research,'' said a female AUM member's notebook, seized by police, mentioned sarin's chemical formula.
They have been changing the chemical formula of the deadly drug Ecstasy to avoid prosecution.
AMERICAN scientists say they have discovered the chemical formula which controls our sleep.
In alphabetical order it lists many materials that are used in the flavouring business; in each case the chemical formula is set down, as is an outline of the method of production, brief physical properties, characteristics and uses.
Gary Martin, Distinguished Fellow at Schering Plough and the leader of the RSCL, commented: "The chemical formula provided by the solariX platform for both the complete unknown, as well as pieces of the unknown compound from MS(n), is pivotal information that can complement the information derived from NMR spectroscopy.
French doctors have come up with a chemical formula that can reverse the aging process and make me look 10 years younger.
It works by analysing a tiny drop of drink as it comes into contact with a chemical formula made by the researchers.
Alongside the probable lipid structure important information such as the lipid id, lipid abbreviation, systematic name, lipid category, lipid mass, chemical formula and other database links is also made available.
The reference also includes a manufactures directory with available contact information; a function/application index allowing the user to locate chemicals based on functions such as accelerator, antistat, catalyst, deflocculant, or plasticizer as well as application key words such as adhesives, coatings, inks, paper, water treatment, and the like; CAS and EINECS/ELINCS number indexes; a chemical formula index; a glossary; and a bibliography.