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You can never detach an experience from its matrix and weigh it alone.

This is a sort of mother religion—the matrix from which all sects and creeds are born.

Every environment leaves the stamp of its matrix on the individual shaped in it.

To find any fault with the matrix of this opal is probably blasphemous.

It is not surprising that science should find its matrix in so rich a civilization.

A punch and matrix are required for every character used in printing.

The fabrication of type from the matrix was a simple adoption.

True, the punch and the matrix had existed from time immemorial for coins and seals.

He next works the outside with files till it be fit for the matrix.

Women don't think with their heads, they think with their matrix.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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