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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 for·mu·late /ˈfɔrmjəˌlet/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 For·mu·late v. t. [imp. & p. p. Formulated p. pr. & vb. n. Formulating ] To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop
           the ideas in your thesis" [syn: explicate, develop]
      2: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or
         priciple) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to
         measure the speed of light" [syn: invent, contrive, devise,
          excogitate, forge]
      3: put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns
         to the board of trustees" [syn: give voice, word, phrase,
      4: prepare according to a formula