# derivation

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## derivation,

in grammar: see inflectioninflection,
in grammar. In many languages, words or parts of words are arranged in formally similar sets consisting of a root, or base, and various affixes. Thus walking, walks, walker have in common the root walk and the affixes -ing, -s, and -er.
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## derivation

[‚der·ə′vā·shən]
(mathematics)
The process of deducing a formula.
A function D on an algebra which satisfies the equation D (uv) = uD (v) + vD (u).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

## derivation

a. the process of deducing a mathematical theorem, formula, etc., as a necessary consequence of a set of accepted statements
b. this sequence of statements
c. the operation of finding a derivative
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In addition to listing the allomorphs of different suffixes, she provides a large number of examples and analyses the semantics and historical development of verbal derivation. M.
The two topics of this article, zero derivation and alternations, clearly reflect the situation just described, since the overlapping of synchronic fact and diachronic motivation, on the one hand, and lack of productivity and relatively widespread distribution, on the other, point to an extremely unstable system which is very likely to disappear during its subsequent evolution, but which still calls for explanation in the synchronic grammar of Old English.
In the MP the numeration is the starting point for each derivation and consists of a list of all the lexical items that enter into a derivation fully inflected, along with an index for each one signifying how many times each lexical item appears in the numeration (Chomsky 1995: 225-238; Hornstein et al.
- The Medical Products Agency (MPA), the Swedish national authority responsible for regulation and surveillance of the development, manufacturing and marketing of drug and other medical products, has granted Mountain View, California-based biotechnology company Takara Bio a manufacturing license for derivation and banking of human embryonic stem cells to be produced under GMP conditions at the state-of-the-art laboratory located in Goteborg, Sweden, within Takara Bio Europe's facility, the company said.
Volume IV deals with the derivation of secondary nominal derivates treated in the second quarter of Bhattojidiksita's Siddhdntakaumudl in the Taddhitadhikara-prakarana (prakaranas 26-41; sutras 1072-2138).
We say that a linear mapping d on A is a derivation if it satisfies
The report, however, said that the sum of N49.76 billion was shared among the oil producing states as 13 per cent derivation fund.
Patent derivation proceedings were authorized by the America Invents Act in 2011 to apply to patents filed after March 16, 2013.
'Eenog' (late 20th century), is probably a derivation from 'entry' (though it's unclear how).
Quoting Michael Wex's definition as to the derivation of schmuck is way off base ("When a Knish Is More Than a Knish," January/February 2018).
Derivation is an important tool in studying the structure of n-Lie algebras [1].

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