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formal

1. acquired by study in academic institutions
2. logically deductive
3. Philosophy
a. of or relating to form as opposed to matter or content
b. pertaining to the essence or nature of something
c. (in the writings of Descartes) pertaining to the correspondence between an image or idea and its object
d. being in the formal mode

FORMAL

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FORmula MAnipulation Language.

An early Fortran extension for symbolic mathematics.

["FORMAL, A Formula Manipulation Language", C.K. Mesztenyi, Computer Note CN-1, CS Dept, U Maryland (Jan 1971)].

FORMAL

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A data manipulation language for nonprogrammers from IBM LASC.

["FORMAL: A Forms-Oriented and Visual-Directed Application System", N.C. Shu, IEEE Computer 18(8):38-49 (1985)].
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