from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of formulating anew
  • n. A new formulation

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or result of reformulating; a putting into another form or shape.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The reformulation is a key step in Petroleos Mexicanos's ongoing Fuel Quality Improvement Program.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report June 2004

  • I m starting to think that the word "reformulation" is just another term for "completely ruin."

    In Praise of a Sonia Rykiel

  • On the level of values, it goes from the idea of absolute Truth as a sacred legacy received from the past, to the idea of truth as a quest and a constant reformulation in the language of cultural evolution — a reformulation which is always approximate and relative, and which implies a keen awareness of the weakness and radical inadequacies of the human mind, as well as a more and more modest agnosticism.


  • There is telling people, and some people will change because you tell them, and there is reformulation which is changing things without people knowing about it.

    Home | Mail Online

  • Big pharma has resolutely refused to buy into this "reformulation" concept, citing Nitromed

    Piggybacking on Orexigen's Unexpected Victory - The Source - WSJ

  • Textron Systems $24 million to look at the Apollo Avcoat TPS as a potential backup technology - although due to changes in environmental legislation since the 1960s the Orion Avocat would have to be a "reformulation" the space agency was expecting a preliminary design review (PDR) for its PICA heat shield in April that could have then seen this "subsystem" handed over to Lockheed for "integration" with the rest of the CEV


  • Apart from litigation, companies use other methods such as reformulation or licensing a subsidiary (or another company) to sell generics under the original patent.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Cash hailed the progress made by some manufacturers, with salt content in bread reduced by nearly a third over the past decade as a result of product reformulation.

    Bread study shows one in four loaves salty as packet of crisps

  • The GOP's budget proposes deep cuts to spending, no tax increases and a dramatic reformulation of Medicare and Medicaid.

    Parties Trade Jabs Ahead of Talks on Deficit

  • It is a reformulation of Adderall (curiously timed to be introduced into the market just as the patent for Adderall XR expires – Shire, you clever dog) that has been bound to lysine in order to give it a more even release over time.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Adderall


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