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Another word for derivation

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Noun
  1. Something derived from another

      1. Alternative spelling of spin-off.
      2. The divestiture by a corporation of some of its assets or operations, accomplished by distributing to its stockholders shares of a new company formed to assume control over the divested parts
      3. A secondary benefit, product, development, etc., as a television series built around a character, situation, etc. from another series
      1. A result; consequence; development
      2. A branch or offshoot of a plant.
      3. A byproduct or consequence of an action or event.
      1. A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
      2. Something that branches out or derives its existence or origin from a particular source.
      3. Anything that branches off, or derives from, a main source; specif., a shoot or stem growing laterally from the main stem of a plant
      1. A person who is an offspring, however remote, of a certain ancestor, family, group, etc.
      2. Something derived from a prototype or earlier form:
      3. One whose descent can be traced to a particular individual or group:
      1. (Chem.) A substance derived from, or of such composition and properties that it may be considered as derived from, another substance by chemical change, esp. by the substitution of one or more elements or radicals
      2. (Chemistry) A compound derived or obtained from another and containing essential elements of the parent substance.
      3. (Finance) A contract, as an option or futures contract, whose value depends on the value of the securities, commodities, etc. that form the basis of the contract
      1. A side effect.
      2. A secondary or additional product; something produced, as in the course of a manufacture, in addition to the principal product.
      3. Anything produced in the course of making another thing; secondary or incidental product or result
    See also:

    kin

  2. A point of origination

      1. A source of abundant supply; fount
      2. (--- Naut.) An enclosure in the hold of a ship for containing the pumps and protecting them from damage
      3. A compartment or recessed area in a ship, used for stowage:
      1. A usually rapid return to normal shape after removal of stress; recoil:
      2. The season of the year between winter and summer, during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive, extending in the Northern Hemisphere from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice and popularly considered to include the months of March, April, and May. In the Southern Hemisphere austral spring includes September, October, and November.
      3. A source, beginning, or motive:
      1. A person, book, document, etc. that provides information
      2. One, such as a person or document, that supplies information:
      3. A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
      1. (By extension) The necessary basis for something to develop
      2. (Agriculture) A healthy plant that is used as the base for grafting a scion
      3. A root system of a plant, often with a portion of the stem, to which a shoot or bud is grafted.
      1. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
      2. The source, origin, or cause of an action, quality, condition, etc.
      3. The close ties one has with some place or people as through birth, upbringing, long and sympathetic association, etc.
      1. Origin; derivation
      2. (Archaeology) Source; origin.
      1. The records or documents authenticating such an object or the history of its ownership.
      2. Origin; derivation; source
      3. The history of the ownership of an object, especially when documented or authenticated. Used of artworks, antiques, and books.
      1. Anything from which other things are derived; source; origin
      2. A female person whose egg unites with a sperm or a male person whose sperm unites with an egg, resulting in the conception of a child or the birth of a child.
      3. A source or cause; an origin:
      1. The fact of originating; rise or derivation:
      2. A coming into existence or use; beginning
      3. That in which something has its beginning; source; root; cause
      1. A woman who gives birth to a child.
      2. A woman whose egg unites with a sperm, producing an embryo.
      3. A stringy slime composed of yeast cells and bacteria that forms on the surface of fermenting liquids and is added to wine or cider to start the production of vinegar.
      1. An abundant source of knowledge, etc.
      2. A spring that is the source of a stream
      3. The original or main source of anything
      1. A structure, often decorative, from which a jet or stream of water issues.
      2. The source or beginning of a stream
      3. A spring, especially the source of a stream.
      1. (Figuratively) that from which something flows or proceeds
      2. A device from which poultry may drink
      3. One that initiates or dispenses; a source:
      1. That which begins or originates something; the first cause; origin; source.
      2. The act or process of bringing or being brought into being; a start:
      3. The initial portion of some extended thing.
    See also:

    start

Another word for derivation

Noun
      1. The fact or process of being derived or developing from a source:
      2. The passage of the presenting part of the fetus into and through the birth canal.
      3. A way down.
      1. The first part:
      2. The place where something begins or is begun:
      3. The source or cause:
      1. One, such as a person or document, that supplies information:
      2. (Physics) The point or part of a system where energy or mass is added to the system.
      3. A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
      1. The part of a plant, usually below the ground, that lacks nodes, shoots, and leaves, holds the plant in position, draws water and nourishment from the soil, and stores food
      2. The essential part or element; the basic core:
      3. A primary source; an origin; radix.