derivation


derivation
I noun ancestor, ancestry, antecedent, author, authority, base, basis, begetter, beginning, birth, birthplace, causality, causation, cause, commencement, creator, descent, determinant, extraction, family, first cause, first occasion, foundation, fount, fountainhead, generator, genesis, ground, head, inception, issue, line, lineage, mainspring, origin, origination, parent, parentage, prime motive, primogenitor, producer, progenitor, provenance, provenience, reference, root, source, source material, spring, springhead, starting point, stem, stock, tracing back, ultimate cause II index ancestry, birth (lineage), blood, bloodline, cause (reason), citation (attribution), connotation, consequence (conclusion), corollary, descent (lineage), development (outgrowth), genesis, inception, origin (ancestry), origin (source), origination, parentage, paternity, reason (basis), source, start

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  • dérivation — 1. (dé ri va sion ; en poésie, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action de dériver des eaux courantes. La dérivation d un fleuve. La dérivation de la Durance.    Canal de dérivation, canal par lequel on fait venir les eaux pour les porter dans un… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Derivation — Dérivation Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Derivation — Der i*va tion, n. [L. derivatio: cf. F. d[ e]rivation. See {Derive}.] 1. A leading or drawing off of water from a stream or source. [Obs.] T. Burnet. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of receiving anything from a source; the act of procuring an effect… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Derivation — may refer to: Derivation (abstract algebra), a function on an algebra which generalizes certain features of the derivative operator Derivation (linguistics) Derivation in differential algebra, a unary function satisfying the Leibniz product law… …   Wikipedia

  • dérivation — DÉRIVATION. sub. fém. L origine qu un mot tire d un autre. Savez vous la dérivation de ce mot?Dérivation. Terme de Médecine. Détour qu on fait prendre au sang ou à quelque humeur.Dérivation. Terme d Hydraulique. Détour qu on fait prendre aux eaux …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • derivation — early 15c., from M.Fr. dérivation (14c.), from L. derivationem (nom. derivatio) a leading off, turning away, noun of action from pp. stem of derivare (see DERIVE (Cf. derive)). Grammatical sense is older; general meaning origination, descent is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • derivation — Derivation. s. f. v. L origine qu un mot tire d un autre. Sçavez vous la derivation de ce nom là? …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • derivation — [der΄ə vā′shən] n. [ME derivacioun < L derivatio < pp. of derivare: see DERIVE] 1. a deriving or being derived 2. descent or origination 3. something derived; a derivative 4. the source or origin of something 5. the origin and development… …   English World dictionary

  • Derivatĭon — (v. lat.), 1) Ableitung; 2) in der Grammatik u. Medicin, s. Ableitung, dort auch Derivirende Mittel (Derivantia), u. Derivirende Methode; zur Ableitung des Blutes von einem Theil des Körpers dienen die Derivationsbinden, s. Ableitung; 3) (Math.) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Derivation — (lat.), s. Deviation …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Derivation — Derivation, die konstante seitliche Ablenkung der Geschosse (s. Ballistik) …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik


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