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  • n. Plural form of formula.


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  • Mathematics is proven to be absolutely perfect and demonstrates in formulae that there are infinite degrees beyond the four we obviously know.

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  • The writings of Apostles and Evangelists, the Discourses of our Divine Lord Himself, abound in short formulae; and the intervening matter on such occasions is constantly an integral sentence, which occasionally may be discovered from its context without evident injury to the general meaning of the place.

    The Causes of the Corruption of the Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels Being the Sequel to The Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels

  • Those who didn’t like what he wrote followed him around until he was observed ripping several pages containing formulae from a book in the Royal Institute library.

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  • As for actually performing mathematical optimizations by refactoring formulae, that is something I suppose I would be bad at because I am not a trained mathematician as such.

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  • On the other hand, many modern scientists accept the basic tenet that knowledge of the natural world is to be expressed in mathematical formulae, which is rightly regarded as a central Pythagorean thesis, since it was first rigorously formulated by the Pythagoreans Philolaus


  • The classical principles of feng shui are laid down in history, and although each practitioner has his or her own style, the formulae should be the same.

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  • And in general it follows, if man and such things are substance, that none of the elements in their formulae is the substance of anything, nor does it exist apart from the species or in anything else; I mean, for instance, that no ‘animal’ exists apart from the particular kinds of animal, nor does any other of the elements present in formulae exist apart.


  • If I follow the usual ethnic / religious / cultural portmanteau formulae all I can come up with is "A Bit Middle Class West Country-Surreian-Londoner", viz a mash-up of my grandparents 'birthplaces and backgrounds.


  • TRC representatives said any documents containing scientific details such as formulae would not be released during the hearings.

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  • I am most grateful to Prof.O. Strunk for having drawn attention to the passages [some of the "formulae" of Byzantine Chant] in his article on "The Notation of the Chartres Fragment" to which frequent reference will be made in these pages.

    Grateful to Strunk


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