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derivative

DERIVATIVE, a.

1. Derived; taken or having proceeded from another or something preceding; secondary; as a derivative perfection; a derivative conveyance, as a release.

2. A derivative chord, in music, is one derived from a fundamental chord.

DERIVATIVE, n.

1. That which is derived; a word which takes its origin in another word, or is formed from it. Thus, depravity is a derivative from the L. Deravo, and acknowledge, from knowledge, and this from know, the primitive word.

2. In music, a chord not fundamental.



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DERIVATIVE, a.

1. Derived; taken or having proceeded from another or something preceding; secondary; as a derivative perfection; a derivative conveyance, as a release.

2. A derivative chord, in music, is one derived from a fundamental chord.

DERIVATIVE, n.

1. That which is derived; a word which takes its origin in another word, or is formed from it. Thus, depravity is a derivative from the L. Deravo, and acknowledge, from knowledge, and this from know, the primitive word.

2. In music, a chord not fundamental.

DE-RIV'A-TIVE, a.

  1. Derived; taken or having proceeded from another or something preceding; secondary; as, a derivative perfection; a derivative conveyance, as a release. – Blackstone.
  2. A derivative chord, in music, is one derived from a fundamental chord.

DE-RIV'A-TIVE, n.

  1. That which is derived; a word which takes its origin in another word, or is formed from it. Thus, depravity is a derivative from the L. depravo, and acknowledge, from knowledge, and this from know, the primitive word.
  2. In music, a chord not fundamental.

De*riv"a*tive
  1. Obtained by derivation; derived; not radical, original, or fundamental; originating, deduced, or formed from something else; secondary; as, a derivative conveyance; a derivative word.

    Derivative circulation, a modification of the circulation found in some parts of the body, in which the arteries empty directly into the veins without the interposition of capillaries. Flint.

    -- De*riv"a*tive*ly, adv. -- De*riv"a*tive*ness, n.

  2. That which is derived; anything obtained or deduced from another.
  3. A word formed from another word, by a prefix or suffix, an internal modification, or some other change; a word which takes its origin from a root.
  4. A chord, not fundamental, but obtained from another by inversion; or, vice versa, a ground tone or root implied in its harmonics in an actual chord.
  5. An agent which is adapted to produce a derivation (in the medical sense).
  6. A derived function; a function obtained from a given function by a certain algebraic process.

    * Except in the mode of derivation the derivative is the same as the differential coefficient. See Differential coefficient, under Differential.

  7. A substance so related to another substance by modification or partial substitution as to be regarded as derived from it; thus, the amido compounds are derivatives of ammonia, and the hydrocarbons are derivatives of methane, benzene, etc.
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Derivative

DERIVATIVE, adjective

1. Derived; taken or having proceeded from another or something preceding; secondary; as a derivative perfection; a derivative conveyance, as a release.

2. A derivative chord, in music, is one derived from a fundamental chord.

DERIVATIVE, noun

1. That which is derived; a word which takes its origin in another word, or is formed from it. Thus, depravity is a derivative from the Latin Deravo, and acknowledge, from knowledge, and this from know, the primitive word.

2. In music, a chord not fundamental.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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