expression vs formula what difference

what is difference between expression and formula

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French expression, from Late Latin expressiō, expressiōnem (a pressing out).

Morphologically express +‎ -ion.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪkˈspɹɛʃ.ən/
  • Rhymes: -ɛʃən
  • Hyphenation: ex‧pres‧sion

Noun

expression (countable and uncountable, plural expressions)

  1. The action of expressing thoughts, ideas, feelings, etc.
  2. A particular way of phrasing an idea.
  3. A colloquialism or idiom.
  4. A facial appearance usually associated with an emotion.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:expression.
  5. (mathematics) An arrangement of symbols denoting values, operations performed on them, and grouping symbols.
  6. (biology) The process of translating a gene into a protein.
  7. (programming) A piece of code in a high-level language that returns a value.
  8. A specific blend of whisky.
  9. (biology) The act of pressing or squeezing out.
    expression from a gland
    the expression of milk from the mammaries
  10. (music) The tone of voice or sound in music.
  11. (mostly preceded by with) emotional involvement or engagement in a text read aloud rendered by the voice of the reciter or the reader
    • 1849, Great Britain. Committee on Education, Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education; with appendices. 1847-8-9. England and Wales. Schools of Parochial Unions, etc, page 154:
      The number of children who could read with expression would be very small ; …
    • 1864, Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, Accounts and Papers of the House of Commons, page 170:
      I cannot say that all read with expression. Indeed , this power is hardly to be expected in young children . And though “ to read with expression …
    • 1976, Aline D. Wolf, Tutoring is Caring: You Can Help Someone to Read, Parent Child Press
      Perhaps when you were learning to read , you were asked to stand and ” read with expression ” for your classmates  
    • 2010, Kimberly A. Henry, How Do I Teach this Kid to Read?: Teaching Literacy Skills to Young Children with Autism, from Phonics to Fluency, Future Horizons (→ISBN), page 72:
      To read with expression, readers must know when to pause appropriately, must know when to change their tone to reflect the emotions of different characters, …
    • 2014, Edward Fry, Timothy Rasinski, High Frequency Word Phrases Level 3–Reading with Expression, Teacher Created Materials (→ISBN), page 43:
      Think of reading words like reading music. When you read with expression, your audience will understand and appreciate your “performance.” Name …

Hyponyms

Derived terms

Related terms

  • expression pedal

Translations


French

Etymology

From Middle French expression, borrowed from Latin expressiō, expressiōnem (a pressing out).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛk.spʁɛ.sjɔ̃/

Noun

expression f (plural expressions)

  1. expression

Derived terms

Related terms

  • exprimer

Further reading

  • “expression” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Interlingua

Etymology

From Latin expressiō, expressiōnem (a pressing out).

Noun

expression (plural expressiones)

  1. expression

Norman

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin expressiō, expressiōnem (a pressing out).

Noun

expression f (plural expressions)

  1. (Jersey) expression


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin formula (a small pattern or mold, form, rule, principle, method, formula), diminutive of forma (a form); see form.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɔː.mjʊ.lə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfɔɹ.mjə.lə/

Noun

formula (plural formulae or formulas)

  1. (mathematics) Any mathematical rule expressed symbolically.
    Synonym: mathematical formula




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    {\displaystyle x={\frac {-b\pm {\sqrt {b^{2}-4ac}}}{2a}}}

    is a formula for finding the roots of the quadratic equation ax2 + bx + c = 0.

    Hyponyms: Brahmagupta’s formula, Bretschneider’s formula, Cauchy’s integral formula, Cayley’s formula, De Moivre’s formula, Euler’s formula, Faulhaber’s formula, Heron’s formula, haversine formula, Jacobi’s formula, Legendre’s formula, Stirling’s formula, Vieta’s formulas, Viète’s formula
  2. (chemistry) A symbolic expression of the structure of a compound.
    Synonym: chemical formula
  3. A plan or method for dealing with a problem or for achieving a result.
  4. A formulation; a prescription; a mixture or solution made in a prescribed manner; the identity and quantities of ingredients of such a mixture.
  5. A formal statement of doctrine, as in religion.
  6. (countable, uncountable) Ellipsis of infant formula; drink given to babies to substitute for mother’s milk.
  7. (logic) A syntactic expression of a proposition, built up from quantifiers, logical connectives, variables, relation and operation symbols, and, depending on the type of logic, possibly other operators such as modal, temporal, deontic or epistemic ones.
    Hyponym: sentence

Derived terms

  • formula architecture
  • formula investing
  • formula investor
  • formula plan
  • formulate
  • formulation
  • Formula One
  • formula racing
  • multiformula

Related terms

Descendants

  • Irish: foirmle
  • Scottish Gaelic: foirmle

Translations

Further reading

  • formula in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • formula in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • Formula in the Encyclopædia Britannica (11th edition, 1911)

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /fuɾˈmu.lə/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /furˈmu.lə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /foɾˈmu.la/

Verb

formula

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of formular
  2. second-person singular imperative form of formular

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin formula (small form), from forma (form).

Noun

formula

  1. formula

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[2], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Finnish

Noun

formula

  1. (motor racing) a Formula One racing car

Declension


French

Verb

formula

  1. third-person singular past historic of formuler

Hungarian

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin formula (a small pattern or mold, form, rule, principle, method, formula), diminutive of forma (a form).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈformulɒ]
  • Hyphenation: for‧mu‧la
  • Rhymes: -lɒ

Noun

formula (plural formulák)

  1. formula (an established form of words for use in a procedure)
  2. formula (a plan or method for dealing with a problem or for achieving a result)
  3. (archaic) spell, charm, incantation (words or a formula supposed to have magical powers)

Declension

References


Indonesian

Etymology

Learned borrowing from Latin fōrmula.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [fɔrˈmula]
  • Hyphenation: for‧mu‧la

Noun

formula (first-person possessive formulaku, second-person possessive formulamu, third-person possessive formulanya)

  1. formula
    Synonym: rumus

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “formula” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Italian

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin formula.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔr.mu.la/

Noun

formula f (plural formule)

  1. (mathematics, chemistry) formula
Derived terms
  • formulare
  • Formula Uno
Related terms
  • forma

Etymology 2

Verb

formula

  1. inflection of formulare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Anagrams

  • fulmaro

Latin

Etymology

Diminutive, from fōrma +‎ -ulus.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈfoːr.mu.la/, [ˈfoːɾmʊɫ̪ä]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈfor.mu.la/, [ˈfɔrmulɑ]

Noun

fōrmula f (genitive fōrmulae); first declension

  1. shape, outline
  2. (fine) form; beauty
  3. pattern, mould; paradigm
  4. form, rule, method, formula
  5. lawsuit, action

Declension

First-declension noun.

Descendants

References

  • formula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • formula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • formula in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • formula in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper’s Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • formula in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[3], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • formula in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Occitan

Etymology

From Latin fōrmula.

Pronunciation

Noun

formula f (plural formulas)

  1. (mathematics) formula (any mathematical rule expressed symbolically)
  2. (chemistry) formula (a symbolic expression of the structure of a compound)
  3. form (a blank document or template to be filled in by the user)

Portuguese

Verb

formula

  1. third-person singular present indicative of formular
  2. second-person singular imperative of formular

Romanian

Etymology 1

From French formuler.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [for.muˈla]

Verb

a formula (third-person singular present formulează, past participle formulat1st conj.

  1. to formulate
Conjugation

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [forˈmu.la]

Noun

formula f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of formulă

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin formula.

Noun

fȏrmula f (Cyrillic spelling фо̑рмула)

  1. (mathematics, chemistry, logic) formula
  2. rule

Declension


Spanish

Verb

formula

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of formular.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of formular.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of formular.

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