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Definition of formulation

: an act or the product of formulating

Examples of formulation in a Sentence

his letter was a very accurate formulation of his thoughts on the matter
Recent Examples on the Web Additionally, manuka honey is included in the facial scrub formulation to accelerate healing and provide antibacterial properties that protect the skin from infection, redness and irritation. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 16 May 2022 These names may be listed as such on the product's packaging and are generally equal in terms of performance, depending on the formulation. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, 29 Apr. 2022 Assuming a multivitamin is the right choice for you, Adams says that instructions will differ based on the exact formulation of the multivitamin, but in general, they are supposed to be taken daily with food. Allure, 25 Apr. 2022 California maintains its own standards for the formulation of gasoline sold in the state, rules that are intended to reduce pollution. Los Angeles Times, 22 Feb. 2022 Following from Rehnquist’s Glucksberg formulation, Justice Alito’s lengthy Dobbs draft opinion devotes extensive attention to detailing how almost all abortions were unlawful at the time of the 14th Amendment’s ratification in 1868. David J. Garrow, WSJ, 4 May 2022 The lightweight formulation increased skin’s firmness by 33% after four weeks of daily use with the Lab's Cutometer machine and moisture levels by 18% according to calculations with the Corneometer device. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, 29 Apr. 2022 Of course, a product that stays on your skin for hours (i.e. a moisturizer rather than a cleanser) is going to work longer and harder, but the type of vitamin C used in the formulation matters too. Sarah Jacoby, SELF, 28 Apr. 2022 Say goodbye to inflammation, acne, and scarring with this expert formulation for pigmented skin that has gained loyal customers of all ethnicities. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of formulation

circa 1873, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of formulation was circa 1873

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20 May 2022

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“Formulation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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