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The system, or its future derivations, could potentially act as a micro-brain surrogate for testing neurological drugs, or gaining insights into the neurocomputation powers of different species or brain regions.

The determination of micro intents by analyzing the SERPs allows the derivation of certain types of content that users expect for a search term.

I also had the nerve to find minor gaps in certain derivations that just didn’t sit right with me.

The French adopt the same derivation, calling it "asbeste" (minèral filamenteux et incombustible).

Its similarity with the numerous derivatives of the verb damno have probably obscured the true derivation of the word.

His method is hence inductive,--the derivation of certain principles from a sum of given facts and phenomena.

In a word, the term contains a series of expressive innuendos by its etymological derivation.

Another etymological example sometimes cited is the derivation of the English uncle from the Latin avus.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to derivation, such as: ancestry, basis, beginning, descent, etymology, and foundation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.