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Tuesday word: Derivative

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Derivative (adjective, noun)
de·riv·a·tive [dih-riv-uh-tiv]


adjective
1. derived.
2. not original; secondary.

noun
3. something derived.
4. Also called derived form. Grammar. a form that has undergone derivation from another, as atomic from atom.
5. Chemistry. a substance or compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another substance or compound.
6. Also called differential quotient; especially British, differential coefficient. Mathematics. the limit of the ratio of the increment of a function to the increment of a variable in it, as the latter tends to 0; the instantaneous change of one quantity with respect to another, as velocity, which is the instantaneous change of distance with respect to time. Compare first derivative, second derivative.
7. a financial contract whose value derives from the value of underlying stocks, bonds, currencies, commodities, etc.

OTHER WORDS FROM DERIVATIVE
de·riv·a·tive·ly, adverb
de·riv·a·tive·ness, noun
non·de·riv·a·tive, adjective, noun
non·de·riv·a·tive·ly, adverb
un·de·riv·a·tive, adjective
un·de·riv·a·tive·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO DERIVATIVE
by-product, subordinate, cognate, secondary, outgrowth, offshoot, spin-off, wave, acquired, ancestral, hereditary, imitative, inferential, secondhand, unoriginal, connate, inferred, copied, caused, evolved

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Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English derivatif < Late Latin derivativus, equivalent to Latin derivat ( us ) (see derivation) + -ivus -ive

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR DERIVATIVE
Of course these are derivative, too, almost as though Serra were his own pupil, or a forger of his own pieces.
IRON MAN XVII|BLAKE GOPNIK|JANUARY 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST

The new idea of making the said Dorito shell spicier and adding a splash of lime is derivative at best.
IS AMERICA OUT OF IDEAS?|DANIEL GROSS|AUGUST 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST

Some of those owners are outside your country, so you don't even get derivative benefits.
ROGOFF AND REINHART RESPOND|MEGAN MCARDLE|APRIL 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST

Senate race, and why derivative swap trading is regulated by the House Agricultural committee.
ARE YOU A POLITICAL JUNKIE? THEN WATCH THIS|JUSTIN GREEN|MARCH 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST

Entrant hereby waives any and all moral rights that exist in the Video Entry and any derivative works made therefrom.
OFFICIAL RULES OF THE IMAX® AWARD CONTEST—DEADLINE EXTENDED||OCTOBER 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST

It is a derivative from the words Algonquin, and Akee, earth, or land.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAM|HENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT

One could thus fully realise the fact that the moon's light is only derivative.
VOLCANOES: PAST AND PRESENT|EDWARD HULL

Many men require further special proofs of the derivative origin of organic forms.
EVOLUTION|JOSEPH LE CONTE

The Greek and Hebrew being original languages, can be acquired in much less time than the Latin, which is a derivative language.
COTTON IS KING AND THE PRO-SLAVERY ARGUMENTS|VARIOUS

The word "spirits" here designates a derivative of the outer air crudely mingled with the blood.
HARVEY'S VIEWS ON THE USE OF THE CIRCULATION OF THE BLOOD|JOHN G. CURTIS
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