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To solve this, we need to remember some familiar elementary divisibility shortcuts, from which I’ve derived more specific rules for solving this puzzle.

By building applications that use sensors and other connected technologies as a foundation, organizations can derive real-world value from data and find new, creative ways to make the world better.

The startups are attacking every link in the supply chain, from manufacturing clothes with recycled materials to making dyes without petroleum-derived chemicals to creating biodegradable packaging.

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If this tactic derives at least part of its power from the fact that we infer what people are like based on their families, it suggests our psychology is significantly genetically determined.

The group derived their number from the full catalog of exoplanet discoveries made by the Kepler space telescope from 2009 to 2018.

The name Easter may, or may not, be derived from the Sumerian goddess Inanna, or Ishtar—the source of the Hebrew name Esther.

He derived enormous satisfaction from some customers choosing to base the rest of their wardrobe around his socks.

In recent years, mindfulness meditation, which is derived from Buddhist Vipassana techniques, has exploded in popularity.

Schwend apparently retained one-third of the profits derived from the sale of the counterfeit money.

The term “gestation,” for instance, is derived from the Latin verb gestāre, used to describe a mammal carrying a burden.

Acetone is derived from decomposition of diacetic acid, and this in turn from beta-oxybutyric acid by oxidation.

The nature both of this substance and the antecedent substance from which it is derived is not known.

Fat-droplets are most frequently derived from unclean bottles or oiled catheters.

The wish to go to heaven without dying is, as I know, a motive derived from child-life.

Soon, dark-brown granules derived from the hemoglobin of the corpuscle make their appearance within it.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to derived, such as: borrowed, copied, derivational, imitative, and unoriginal.

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