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for·mu·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. formulation, preparationnoun

    a substance prepared according to a formula

    "the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine"

  2. conceptualization, conceptualisation, formulationnoun

    inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally

  3. formulation, expressionnoun

    the style of expressing yourself

    "he suggested a better formulation"; "his manner of expression showed how much he cared"

Wiktionary

  1. formulationnoun

    The act, process, or result of formulating or reducing to a formula.

  2. formulationnoun

    A medicinal preparation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Formulationnoun

    the act, process, or result of formulating or reducing to a formula

Freebase

  1. Formulation

    Formulation is a term used in various senses in various applications, both the material and the abstract or formal. Its fundamental meaning is the putting together of components in appropriate relationships or structures, according to a formula. It might help to reflect that etymologically Formula is the diminutive of the Latin Forma, meaning shape. In that sense a formulation is created according to the standard for the product.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'formulation' in Nouns Frequency: #2850

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of formulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of formulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of formulation in a Sentence

  1. Pranab Mukherjee:

    There is a growing tendency to resort to disruption as a means of parliamentary intervention. Dissent is a recognized democratic expression, but disruption leads to loss of time and resources, and paralyses policy formulation, under no circumstances should there be disruption of the proceedings. A noisy minority cannot be allowed to gag a patient majority.

  2. Christopher Rolfe:

    The demands of modern engines and modern hardware mean that the complexity of our formulations is increasing. We have to experiment with various different materials and determine the best blending methods so they can be replicated globally, once the formulation has been sent over from the laboratory, we would then take that formulation and work out how to blend it. The blending methods here get replicated globally, so the understanding of the hardware and the engines that takes place in the laboratory, is then transferred into real-world applications in the blend shop here.

  3. Amanda Banton:

    The outcome of this case has highlighted that organizations such as Standard & Poor's require transparency and accountability in the formulation of the credit ratings that they assign to financial products such as SCDOs.

  4. Abdool Karim:

    Because it's in the gel formulation, it leads to very high levels in the genital tract and very low levels in the blood, so very little is absorbed and Connie Celum get very limited side effects, we did see a slight increase in mild diarrhea and it wasn't statistically significant.

  5. Harry Emerson Fosdick:

    The fact that astronomies change while the stars abide is a true analogy of every realm of human life and thought, religion not least of all. No existent theology can be a final formulation of spiritual truth.

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