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synonyms for derivatives

  • by-product
  • offshoot
  • outgrowth
  • spin-off
  • wave

antonyms for derivatives

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  • invention
  • original
  • root
  • source
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Its similarity with the numerous derivatives of the verb damno have probably obscured the true derivation of the word.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
It threatens his whole doctrine of compact, and its darling derivatives, nullification and secession, with instant confutation.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
The influence of position of an alkyl in the aromatic bodies is well shown in ortho-, para- and meta-derivatives.
POISONS: THEIR EFFECTS AND DETECTIONALEXANDER WYNTER BLYTH
Most of the ladys riddles are found in an old English song, and its traditional derivatives.
BALLADS OF MYSTERY AND MIRACLE AND FYTTES OF MIRTHFRANK SIDGWICK
“Red” in such languages is merely a derivative “being red,” as our “sleeping” or “walking” are derivatives of primary verbs.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
We must remember that nearly all Grecian proper names had some meaning: being compounds or derivatives from appellative nouns.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
This and the following are put as derivatives from the Herakleitean theory (p. 411 D-E).
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
Another class of derivatives is formed from wyn, indicating, generally, an undressed skin.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
(p. 142)The lakes are principally formed by the use of coal-tar derivatives, and are usually incorrectly grouped as anilines.
THE BUILDING OF A BOOKVARIOUS
Some of the chemical colorings are derivatives of coal tar, just as are the coal-tar flavorings.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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