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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chemical formula mean? 

  The noun CHEMICAL FORMULA has 1 sense:

1. a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements

  Familiarity information: CHEMICAL FORMULA used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1chemical formula [BACK TO TOP]


A representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


chemical formula; formula

Hypernyms ("chemical formula" is a kind of...):

statement (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc)

Meronyms (parts of "chemical formula"):

chemical notation (a notation used by chemists to express technical facts in chemistry)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "chemical formula"):

molecular formula (a chemical formula based on analysis and molecular weight)

empirical formula (a chemical formula showing the ratio of elements in a compound rather than the total number of atoms)

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