derivative effect

derivative effect,

n one of the physiologic doctrines used in hydrotherapy to modify blood circulation. The ap-plication of heat increases the blood flow to an area while a cold application decreases the blood flow.
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This condition has obviously had a derivative effect on strategy, the property advisory concluded.
The mean cross-partial derivative effect (labeled "ie") is the average of the cross-partial derivative over all observations in the data set.
Hydro's reported operating profit (EBIT) will be significantly negatively impacted by unrealised derivative effects related to Hydro's long-term power sourcing contracts.
Then they calculated derivative effects of these investments throughout the economy -- such as increased sales by suppliers of parts and raw materials and increased transportation costs to haul those materials.