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1. To obtain or receive from a source.
2. To produce or obtain a chemical compound from another substance by chemical reaction.
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After showing an Egyptian wall painting of two female dancers clad only in headdresses, jewelry, and belts, Berkut surmises that the name of the dance derives from the "belt of Sarah" - that is saraband!
In the same way, Ether, 1990, the plaster cast of an old iron bathtub, evokes a kind of sarcophagus, even though it derives from an object designed for the pursuit of everyday comforts.
While the Connecticut compost derives from a mixture of three parts household waste to one part filler, New York's comprises two parts leaves and two parts chipped Christmas trees to one part municipal waste.