**Basis Noun Synonyms**: foundation, base, bottom, heart, footing, principle, underpinning, infrastructure

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**Formula Adjective Synonyms**: recipe, rubric, formulary, rule(s), prescription, directions, instructions, blueprint, method, technique, means, way, pattern, procedure, modus operandi, MO

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Science / Chemistry / Formula Unit: One formula weight of a compound. MORE

Technology / Computers / FORmula TRANslator (FORTRAN): Developed in 1954 by IBM, it is a high-level programming language, most widely used for scientific and engineering applications because it has excellent mathematical functions. Many programmers consid MORE

Science / Chemistry / Formula Weight: The formula weight is the sum of the atomic weights of the atoms in an empirical formula. Formula weights are usually written in atomic mass units (u). MORE

Health / Dentistry / Formulary: A list of preferred, commonly prescribed prescription drugs. These drugs are chosen by a team of doctors and pharmacists because of their clinical superiority, safety, ease of use and cost. Also refer MORE

Business / Real Estate / Fractional Basis: Each property in the improvement district is charged a prorated share of the total amount of the special tax assessment. The share is determined either on a fractional basis (four houses may equally s MORE

Business / Agriculture / Formula Pricing: An arrangement where a buyer and seller agree in advance on the price to be paid for a product delivered in the future, based upon a pre-determined calculation. For example, a packer might agree to pa MORE