## Synonyms for matrices

*noun*

**something from which another originates**

## Antonyms for matrices

## Word Origin & History

late 14c., "uterus, womb," from Old French matrice "womb, uterus," from Latin matrix (genitive matricis) "pregnant animal," in Late Latin "womb," also "source, origin," from mater (genitive matris) "mother" (see mother (n.1)). Sense of "place or medium where something is developed" is first recorded 1550s; sense of "embedding or enclosing mass" first recorded 1640s. Logical sense of "array of possible combinations of truth-values" is attested from 1914. As a verb from 1951.

## Example Sentences formatrices

Thus a cast is made of the matrices, and from this cast the printing is done.

His foundry contained punches and matrices for 400 alphabets.

Five double-wedge justifiers will be observed between the matrices.

In this way the matrices are held in position as casting proceeds.

The three Vale Press founts and also the punches and matrices were destroyed when the Press ceased publishing.

The metal instantly solidifies, forming a slug (p. 063)having on its edge raised characters formed by the matrices.

Enschede thinks that Gutenberg obtained his matrices by the second mode.

Early seals were generally impressed on both sides; and the seals thus were produced from two dies or matrices.

The reason is the connexion with the corresponding theorem for the multiplication of two matrices.

The matrices thus obtained were in like manner impressed on a fusible metal, which melted at a lower temperature than the lead.