Definition of Derivative. Meaning of Derivative. Synonyms of Derivative
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Definition of Derivative
DerivativeDerivative De*riv"a*tive, n.
1. That which is derived; anything obtained or deduced from
2. (Gram.) 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.
3. (Mus.) 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.
4. (Med.) An agent which is adapted to produce a derivation
(in the medical sense).
5. (Math.) A derived function; a function obtained from a
given function by a certain algebraic process.
Note: Except in the mode of derivation the derivative is the
same as the differential coefficient. See Differential
coefficient, under Differential.
6. (Chem.) 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.
Meaning of Derivative from wikipedia
- The derivative
of a function
of a real variable measures
of the function value
(output value) with respect
to a change
- In finance, a derivative
is a contract
from the performance
of an underlying
entity. This underlying entity
can be an ****et, index...
to a derivative
work, as of literature
and the arts. It may also refer
in calculus, a quantity indicating
how a function...
- In copyright
law, a derivative
work is an expressive creation
that includes major copyrightable elements
of an original, previously created first
- In mathematics, a partial derivative
of a function
of several variables
is its derivative
to one of those
variables, with the others
- the covariant derivative
is a way of specifying
a derivative along tangent vectors
of a manifold. Alternatively, the covariant derivative
is a way of introducing...
- A proportional–integral–derivative controller
(PID controller. or three-term controller) is a control
loop feedback mechanism widely
used in industrial...
- second derivative
, or the second order derivative
, of a function
f is the derivative
of the derivative
of f. Roughly
speaking, the second derivative
- An exotic derivative
, in finance, is a derivative which
is more complex
than commonly traded
"vanilla" products. This complexity usually relates
- material derivative
, including: advective derivative convective derivative derivative following
the motion hydrodynamic derivative Lagrangian derivative
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