HyperDic: formulation

English > 3 senses of the word formulation:
NOUNsubstanceformulation, preparationa substance prepared according to a formula
actformulation, conceptualization, conceptualisationinventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
communicationformulation, expressionthe style of expressing yourself
formulation > pronunciation
Soundsfao.rmyahley'shahn; fao.rmyuwley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > formulation: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA substance prepared according to a formula.
Synonympreparation
Narrowercleansing agent, cleanser, cleanerA preparation used in cleaning something
glycerinated gelatinA gelatinous preparation made from gelatin and glycerin and water
nebulaA medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer
polishA preparation used in polishing
smelling saltsA pungent preparation of ammonium carbonate and perfume
starchA commercial preparation of starch that is used to stiffen textile fabrics in laundering
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Spanishformulación, preparación
Catalanformulació, preparació
Verbsformulateprepare according to a formula
English > formulation: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaninginventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally.
Synonymsconceptualization, conceptualisation
Narrowerapproach, attack, plan of attackideas / ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
framingformulation of the plans and important details
Broadercreating by mental actsThe act of creating something by thinking
Spanishconceptualización, formulación
Catalanconceptualització
Verbsformulateput into words or an expression
formulateelaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
formulatecome up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort / effort
English > formulation: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningThe style of expressing yourself.
Example"he suggested a better formulation"
Synonymexpression
NarrowerAmericanismAn expression / expression that is characteristic of English as spoken by Americans
Anglicism, Briticism, BritishismAn expression / expression that is used in Great Britain (especially as contrasted with American English)
archaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
boilerplatestandard formulations uniformly found in certain types of legal documents or news stories
colloquialismA colloquial expression
honorificAn expression of respect
parlance, idiomA manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
sentimentalismThe excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
wording, diction, phrasing, phraseology, choice of words, verbiageThe manner in which something is expressed in words
Broaderexpressive style, styleA way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
Spanishexpresión
Catalanexpressió
Verbsformulateput into words or an expression

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