Science / Chemistry / Empirical Formula: Empirical formulas show which elements are present in a compound, with their mole ratios indicated as subscripts. For example, the empirical formula of glucose is CH2O, which means that for every mole of carbon in the compound, there are 2 moles of hydrogen and one mole of oxygen.
Empirical Adjective Synonyms: empiric, experiential, practical, observed, pragmatic, experimental
Formula Adjective Synonyms: recipe, rubric, formulary, rule(s), prescription, directions, instructions, blueprint, method, technique, means, way, pattern, procedure, modus operandi, MO
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
Business / Agriculture / Infant Formula Cost-Containment: Refers to statutory provisions in the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 that require state WIC agencies to solicit bids to infant formula companies for the sale of infant formula used in WIC food packages. 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
Science / Chemistry / Molecular Formula: A notation that indicates the type and number of atoms in a molecule. The molecular formula of glucose is C6H12O6, which indicates that a molecule of glucose contains 6 atoms of carbon, 12 atoms of hy MORE