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1. empirical

adjective. ['ˌɛmˈpɪrɪkəl'] derived from experiment and observation rather than theory.

Synonyms

  • experiential
  • falsifiable
  • verifiable
  • empiric
  • observational
  • semiempirical
  • trial-and-error
  • experimental
  • existential
  • a posteriori
  • confirmable

Antonyms

  • subjective
  • algorithmic
  • analytic
  • a priori

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • empiric (English)
  • empirique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word empirical-formula


1. Noun Phrase
Different compounds with very different properties may have the same empirical formula.

2. Noun Phrase
Multiply the subscripts in the empirical formula by this number to determine the molecular formula.

3. Noun Phrase
The numbers are the mole ratios, and they appear as subscripts in the empirical formula.

4. Noun Phrase
The numbers derived as the mole ratio of the elements appear in the empirical formula as subscripts.

2. empirical

adjective. ['ˌɛmˈpɪrɪkəl'] relying on medical quackery.

Antonyms

  • hypothetical

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • empiric (English)
  • empirique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. formula

noun. ['ˈfɔrmjələ'] directions for making something.

Synonyms

  • recipe
  • instruction

Antonyms

  • conventional
  • disassembly
  • disagree

Etymology

  • formula (Latin)
  • forma (Latin)

4. formula

noun. ['ˈfɔrmjələ'] a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement.

Synonyms

  • sentential function
  • expression
  • primitive
  • mathematical statement

Antonyms

  • algorithmic
  • misconception
  • yang
  • yin

Etymology

  • formula (Latin)
  • forma (Latin)

5. formula

noun. ['ˈfɔrmjələ'] a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle.

Antonyms

  • unconventionality

Etymology

  • formula (Latin)
  • forma (Latin)

6. formula

noun. ['ˈfɔrmjələ'] something regarded as a normative example.

Synonyms

  • pattern
  • practice
  • code of conduct
  • code of behavior
  • normal
  • universal
  • rule
  • mores

Antonyms

  • hardware
  • evolution
  • increment
  • irreversible process

Etymology

  • formula (Latin)
  • forma (Latin)

7. formula

noun. ['ˈfɔrmjələ'] a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements.

Synonyms

  • statement
  • chemical formula
  • chemical notation
  • molecular formula

Antonyms

  • nonstandard
  • abnormality
  • insane
  • parallel

Etymology

  • formula (Latin)
  • forma (Latin)

8. formula

noun. ['ˈfɔrmjələ'] a liquid food for infants.

Antonyms

  • noncomprehensive

Etymology

  • formula (Latin)
  • forma (Latin)

9. formula

noun. ['ˈfɔrmjələ'] (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems.

Synonyms

  • algorithmic program
  • metarule
  • procedure
  • algorithm
  • algorithmic rule
  • recursion
  • process
  • heuristic rule
  • heuristic
  • rule

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • increase
  • decrement
  • devolution

Etymology

  • formula (Latin)
  • forma (Latin)
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