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der·i·va·tion

(der'i-vā'shŭn),
1. The source or process of an evolution. Synonym(s): revulsion
2. The drawing of blood or body fluids to one part to relieve congestion in another.
[L. derivatio, fr. derivo, pp. -atus, to draw off, fr. rivus, a stream]

der·i·va·tion

(der'i-vā'shŭn)
The source, origin, or evolutionary course of a structure or process.
Synonym(s): revulsion (2) .
[L. derivatio, fr. derivo, pp. -atus, to draw off, fr. rivus, a stream]

derivation

(dĕr″ĭ-vā′shŭn) [L. derivare, to draw off]
The source or origin of a substance or idea.
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The extensive monograph examines denominal adjective derivation in 16th to 18th century German, based mainly on historical dictionaries.
Let R be a prime ring of characteristic not 2, U a nonzero square closed Lie ideal of R and F, G be two generalized derivations of R associated to the derivations d and [delta] of R respectively.
To focus on functionally motivated lexical derivations, example (4) analyses the available evidence as to pairs or triplets of derivatives that share a base of derivation in such a way that the attachment of an affix performs a different function:
Gronbeak, Derivations into iterated duals of Banach algebras, Studia Math.
Xin, On derivations of BCI-algebras, Information Sciences, 159(2004), 167-176.
On the Annihilators of Derivations with Engel Conditions in Prime Rings *
Lehtinen examines the conative and habitual meanings of frequentative derivations in more detail as well as the connotation of deminutivity in momentative derivations.
Thus, these suffixal forms enter further affixal derivations to turn out/produce?
Keywords: formal languages, propagating scattered context grammars, leftmost derivations, generative power
The purpose of the derivations in this paper is to make the overall field continuously differentiable with respect to z.
As with Mrs and Miss in their time as derivations of mistress, common usage has now established Ms as equally acceptable.